horsehair worm

noun

Definition of horsehair worm

: hairworm 1

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circa 1753

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horsehair worm

noun horse·hair worm \ -ˌha(ə)r-, -he(ə)r- \

medical Definition of horsehair worm

: any worm of the class or phylum Nematomorpha called also gordiacean, horsehair snake

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