HyperDic: earthworm

English > 1 sense of the word earthworm:
NOUNanimalearthworm, angleworm, fishworm, fishing worm, wiggler, nightwalker, nightcrawler, crawler, dew worm, red wormterrestrial / terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil
earthworm > pronunciation
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English > earthworm: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningterrestrial / terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers.
Synonymsangleworm, fishworm, fishing worm, wiggler, nightwalker, nightcrawler, crawler, dew worm, red worm
Member ofOligochaeta, class Oligochaetaearthworms
Broaderoligochaete, oligochaete wormhermaphroditic terrestrial / terrestrial and aquatic annelids having bristles borne singly along the length of the body
Spanishgusano, lombriz
Catalancuc de terra, llambric

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