Meaning of BLOODWORM in English


ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun

1. : any of certain annelid worms that are more or less red in color:

a. : any of several small reddish earthworms used as bait

b. : any of several red-blooded polychaete worms:

(1) : a soft-bodied terebellid worm of the genus Polycirrus

(2) : a common intertidal worm ( Glycera dibranchiata ) common on the east coast of Canada and used for bait

2. : the red aquatic larva of certain midges of the family Tendipedidae

3. : palisade worm

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