Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the segments of a tapeworm: in allusion to its resemblance to the seed of a gourd; a cucurbitinus.
  • noun A fluke. See fluke, 2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The fluke of sheep. See fluke.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete The fluke that infests sheep.

Etymologies

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gourd +‎ worm

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