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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait [syn: lugworm, lug, lobworm]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1802 any of a genus (Arenicola) of marine polychaete worms that have a row of tufted gills along each side of the back and are used for bait

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any polychaete worm of the genus Arenicola, living in muddy sand and leaving characteristic worm-casts on lower shores, and often used as bait by fishermen. Etymology: LUG(3)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lugworm Lug"worm`, n. [1st lug + worm.] (Zo["o]l.) A large marine annelid (Arenicola marina) having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back. It is found burrowing in sandy beaches, both in America and Europe, and is used for bait by European fishermen. Called also lobworm, and baitworm.



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