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eelworm

[ eel-wurm ]
/ ˈilˌwɜrm /
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noun

any small nematode worm of the family Anguillulidae, including the minute vinegar eel, Anguillula aceti.

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Origin of eelworm

First recorded in 1885–90; eel + worm
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British Dictionary definitions for eelworm

eelworm
/ (ˈiːlˌwɜːm) /

noun

any of various nematode worms, esp the wheatworm and the vinegar eel
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