clamworm

[ klam-wurm ]
/ ˈklæmˌwɜrm /

noun

any of several burrowing polychaete worms of the genus Nereis, used as bait for fishing.

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Origin of clamworm

First recorded in 1795–1805; clam1 + worm
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British Dictionary definitions for clamworm

clamworm
/ (ˈklæmˌwɜːm) /

noun

the US name for the ragworm
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