Definition of redworm in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈrɛdwəːm


  • 1A red earthworm used in composting kitchen waste and as fishing bait.
    • Lumbricus rubellus, family Lumbricidae
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    • The classic grayling bait is a small redworm: grayling just love them.
    • The closest you can get to fishing with a natural bait for these timid tench is with the humble maggot and redworm.
    • Three-inch, dark red-maroon redworms have yellowish undersides and work their way through the top 6-12 inches of soil horizontally.
  • 2A parasitic nematode worm occurring in the intestines of horses.
    • Genus Strongylus, class Phasmida

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