eelworm

noun

eel·​worm ˈēl-ˌwərm How to pronounce eelworm (audio)
: a nematode worm
especially : any of various small free-living or plant-parasitic roundworms

Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eelworm was in 1888

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“Eelworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eelworm. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

eelworm

noun
eel·​worm ˈēl-ˌwərm How to pronounce eelworm (audio)
: a nematode worm
especially : any of various small free-living or plant-parasitic roundworms

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