Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Worm: vermicide.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

From Latin vermis, worm; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.

Examples

  • Meanwhile, the family of Melissa Ekkelenkamp, who walked away from the hospital on July 6 and hasn't been seen since, continues to worry for the woman's safety.

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