eelworm

noun
eel·​worm | \ ˈēl-ˌwərm How to pronounce eelworm (audio) \

Definition of eelworm

: a nematode worm especially : any of various small free-living or plant-parasitic roundworms

First Known Use of eelworm

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Eelworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eelworm. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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eelworm

noun
eel·​worm | \ ˈēl-ˌwərm How to pronounce eelworm (audio) \

Medical Definition of eelworm

: a nematode worm especially : any of various small free-living or plant-parasitic roundworms

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