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Line breaks: ver¦micu|lar
Pronunciation: /vəˈmɪkjʊlə

Definition of vermicular in English:


1Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform.
2Denoting or caused by intestinal worms.


late 17th century: from medieval Latin vermicularis, from Latin vermiculus, diminutive of vermis 'worm'.

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