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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A nematoid worm of the genus Gordius, resembling a hair. See gordius.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A nematoid threadworm of the genus Gordius or family Gordiid√¶ in a broad sense: so called from its fineness. Also called hair-eel. See cut under Gordius.

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