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An earthworm

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From earth +‎ worm. Compare German Erdwurm.

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earthworm (plural earthworms)

  1. A worm that lives in the ground.
  2. A worm of the Lumbricidae family, or, more generally, of the Lumbricina suborder.
  3. (figuratively) A contemptible person.

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