Earthworm meaning

ûrthwûrm
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A worm that lives in the ground.
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Any of various terrestrial annelid worms of the class Oligochaeta, especially those of the family Lumbricidae, that burrow into and help aerate and enrich soil.
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Any of a number of oligochaetous worms that burrow in the soil, esp. any of a genus (Lumbricus) very important in aerating and fertilizing the soil.
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A worm of the Lumbricidae family, or, more generally, of the Lumbricina suborder.
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Any of various terrestrial annelid worms of the class Oligochaeta, especially those of the family Lumbricidae, that burrow into and help aerate and enrich soil.
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(figuratively) Death.
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(figuratively) A contemptible person.
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Origin of earthworm

  • From earth +‎ worm. Compare German Erdwurm.

    From Wiktionary