wireworm


wireworm
/wuyeur"werrm'/, n.
1. any of the slender, hard-bodied larvae of click beetles, many of which live underground and feed on the roots of plants.
2. any of various small myriapods.
3. See stomach worm.
[1780-90; WIRE + WORM]

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      any of certain millipede (q.v.) species.

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