from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

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

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


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