Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An earthworm (Eisenia foetida) that lives near the surface of the soil and is commonly used for composting and for bait.
  • noun Any of various other reddish earthworms, especially Lumbricus rubellus.

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  • noun The earthworm Eisenia foetida.

Etymologies

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red +‎ worm

Examples

  • Yes | No | Report from apowers1031 wrote 30 weeks 1 day ago me and my dad just got back and i used a redworm caught 10 more bluegill than he did usig a good ol 'rooster tail

    There's Always Room for Worms

  • Yes | No | Report from apowers1031 wrote 30 weeks 1 day ago me and my dad just got back and i used a redworm caught 10 more bluegill than he did usig a good ol 'rooster tail

    There's Always Room for Worms

  • Rig a small San Juan Worm under an indicator or a live redworm under a bobber, and ride it just off the bottom.

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  • Once it begins breeding a redworm makes two to three cocoons a week for six months to a year; or, one breeding worm can make about 100 babies in six months.

    Organic Gardener's Composting

  • A redworm hatchling will grow at an explosive rate and reach sexual maturity in four to six weeks.

    Organic Gardener's Composting

  • A small jig or hook baited with a giant redworm, leaf worm, wax worm or butter worm has worked best.

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  • A small jig tipped with a giant redworm, leafworm, small leech or waxworm has worked well.

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  • A 1/32-ounce jig-and-plastic combo baited with a giant redworm, spikes, crab tail or piece of long green hellgrammite has worked best.

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  • If Dunn isn't caring for his worms, he's teaching people how to use redworm compost or chatting with other worm farmers about tricks of the trade.

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  • Fish them the same as a crawler or redworm -- but use two waxworms on the hook.

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