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noun (1)

white worm

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noun (2)

: an enchytraeid worm used as food for aquarium fish compare enchytrae

Word History

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1724, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of whiteworm was in 1724

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“Whiteworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whiteworm. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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