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

  • n. Any of various red, segmented marine worms of the genera Polycirrus and Enoplobranchus that have bright red bodies and are often used for bait.
  • n. The freshwater larvae of certain midges that are red as a result of the high hemoglobin content of their blood.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of blood worm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a segmented marine worm with bright red body; often used for bait


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