wheatworm

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wheatworm small roundworm parasitic on wheat
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Wheatworm A small nematode worm (Tylenchus tritici, formerly Anguillula tritici) which attacks wheat, advancing through the stem to the grains in the ear. In wheat affected with smut, each of the diseased grains may contain a large number of the minute young of the worm.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wheatworm Same as wheat eel-worm (which see, under wheat).
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