brainworm

[ breyn-wurm ]
/ ˈbreɪnˌwɜrm /

noun

a microscopic, parasitic roundworm that infests the brain of large hoofed animals, as deer.

Nearby words

  1. braintree,
  2. brainwash,
  3. brainwashing,
  4. brainwave,
  5. brainwork,
  6. brainy,
  7. braird,
  8. braise,
  9. braising,
  10. brak

Origin of brainworm

1800–10

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