a minute nematode worm, Anguillula aceti, common in vinegar, fermenting paste, etc.
Alaskan Bull Worm
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Barbacoa was borrowed by Spanish colonists to describe the cooking style of indigenous Caribbean peoples.
Origin of vinegar eel
First recorded in 1830–40
Also called vinegar worm.
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a nematode worm, Anguillula aceti, that feeds on the organisms that cause fermentation in vinegar and other liquidsAlso called: vinegar worm, eelworm
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