vinegar eel

noun

Definition of vinegar eel

  1. :  a minute free-living nematode worm (Turbatrix aceti) often found in great numbers in acidic vegetable or vegetable-derived fermenting matter (such as unpasteurized vinegar)

First Known Use of vinegar eel

circa 1839


Medical Dictionary

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noun \-ˈēl\

Medical Definition of vinegar eel

  1. :  a minute free-living nematode worm of the genus Turbatrix (T. aceti) often found in great numbers in acidic vegetable or vegetable-derived fermenting matter (as unpasteurized vinegar)


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