well shrimp

noun

: any of various usually blind and white crustaceans living in subterranean waters and wells

Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of well shrimp was in 1853

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“Well shrimp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well%20shrimp. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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