from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A nematode worm (Syngamus trachea) that infects the tracheas of certain birds and causes gapes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A parasitic nematode worm, Syngamus trachea, that infects the tracheas of some birds and causes the disease gapes
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The parasitic worm that causes the gapes in birds. See Illustration in Appendix.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A nematoid worm, Syngamus trachealis, the cause of gapes in fowls.
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