worm genus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n worm genus a genus of worms
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Usage

In literature:

The worms of this genus possess a wonderful power of retaining life.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
A genus of four-winged insects, the larvae of which, called caddis-worms, are used by anglers as a bait.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
DIS'TOMUM, a genus of trematode or suctorial parasitic worms or flukes, infesting various parts in different animals.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
They are round, worm-shaped it is called, and except in the genus of sapsuckers, very long.
"The Children's Book of Birds" by Olive Thorne Miller
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