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lugworm

Saltos de línea: lug|worm
Pronunciación: /ˈlʌɡwəːm
 
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Definición de lugworm en inglés:

sustantivo

A bristle worm that lives in muddy sand, leaving characteristic worm casts on lower shores. It is widely used as bait by fishermen.
  • Arenicola marina, class Polychaeta
Example sentences
  • Areas exhibiting mixed sand and mud constitute a relatively stable substrate in which typical sand-living animals, such as sand gapers, lugworms, and razor shells, dwell.
  • Several other anglers also caught early Pouting using mostly lugworm and ragworm baits presented on three hook rigs clipped down to gain a little extra distance.
  • Anglers had a selection of baits with them lugworm, ragworm mackerel, sandeel and peeler crab to catch that winning fish.

Origen

early 19th century: from earlier lug 'lugworm' (of unknown origin) + worm.

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