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wormer

Line breaks: worm¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈwəːmə
 
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Definition of wormer in English:

noun

A substance administered to animals or birds to expel parasitic worms: the grit contains a wormer
More example sentences
  • At present, some 3,000 people across Britain who have completed comprehensive training in the composition, storage and use of veterinary medicines can sell animal medicines such as wormers to farmers.
  • All the animals were treated with wormers, lice powder and antibiotics and had injections for lice infestation.
  • Harper told dining service employees that to raise meat for the cooperative, the animals' diet must be 85% grass-based, and farmers cannot use any chemical wormers, hormones or antibiotics.

Words that rhyme with wormer

affirmer, Burma, derma, Irma, murmur, squirmer, terra firma

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