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 Gordiidæ in a broad sense: so called from its fineness. Also called hair-eel. See cut under Gordius.
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