from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A nematode worm abounding in the mud in tanks in India, and believed to be the young of the Filaria or Dracunculus medinensis, or guinea-worm, a troublesome parasite on man. See guinea-worm.


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  • Dracunculus sounds pretty nasty.

    January 3, 2013

  • Did anyone think to tell India about this?

    January 2, 2013