any nematode of the family Ascaridae; roundworm.
Origin of ascarid
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any parasitic nematode worm of the family Ascaridae, such as the common roundworm of man and pigs
Word Origin for ascarid
C14: from New Latin ascaridae, from Greek askarides, plural of askaris
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A worm of the family Ascarididae.
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