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

  • noun A small nematode worm (Turbatrix aceti) that feeds on the organisms causing fermentation in vinegar and may be present in unpasteurized vinegar.

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  • noun minute eelworm that feeds on organisms that cause fermentation in e.g. vinegar

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