Meaning of EARTHWORM in English

EARTHWORM

n.

Pronunciation: - ˌ w ə rm

Function: noun

Date: 14th century

: a terrestrial annelid worm (class Oligochaeta) especially : any of a family (Lumbricidae) of numerous widely distributed hermaphroditic worms that move through the soil by means of setae and feed on decaying organic matter

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