wormer

noun
worm·​er | \ ˈwər-mər How to pronounce wormer (audio) \

Definition of wormer

: a drug used in veterinary medicine to worm an animal

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Recent Examples on the Web The wormers were doing just fine, despite the conditions on the Metedeconk, but the Warden’s Worry beat the odds, too. Mike Valla, Field & Stream, "8 Vintage Streamer Patterns for Trout and Salmon," 14 May 2020

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First Known Use of wormer

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Wormer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wormer. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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wormer

noun
worm·​er | \ ˈwər-mər How to pronounce wormer (audio) \

Medical Definition of wormer

: an agent used in veterinary medicine to destroy or expel parasitic worms

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