sandworm

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EtymologyEdit

sand +‎ worm

NounEdit

sandworm (plural sandworms)

  1. (UK) The lugworm, Arenicola marina.
  2. (US) The clam worm or ragworm, Alitta virens.
  3. Hookworm larvae, especially of Ancylostoma braziliense, which cause cutaneous larva migrans.
  4. The chigoe, a species of flea, Tunga penetrans.
Last modified on 16 November 2013, at 00:02