There are 2 translations of worm in Spanish:

worm1

Pronunciation: /wɜːrm; wɜːm/

n (earthworm)

  • 1.1 gusano (m), lombriz (f) (de tierra); (as term of abuse) gusano (m) the worm turns la paciencia se agota or tiene un límite
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    • He threw one last glance in the direction she had gone before yelling ‘Come and get me, you worms!’
    • Is that the best you could manage, George, you impotent worm?
    • ‘You despicable little worm,’ he snarled as he stomped into the house one day.
    1.2 (maggot) gusano (m)
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    • It is also clear that the process of decay was thought to be harmful to the dead, and the action of worms in the corpse were thought to be as painful as a needle to the living flesh.
    • You're born, you live, you die, you're worm food - that's all.
    • I think he is worm food as he died of lung cancer at the age of 71.
    1.3
    (worms pl)
    [Med] lombrices (fpl) he never stops eating: he must have worms no para de comer, debe tener la (lombriz) solitaria
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    • Consuming contaminated meat can lead to diarrhoea, intestinal worms or food poisoning and is especially dangerous for the very young or very old.
    • Internal parasites - worms - are one of the major problems facing the beef and dairy industries in both the United States and Brazil.
    • Garlic also helps knock out intestinal worms and other parasites.

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There are 2 translations of worm in Spanish:

worm2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (wriggle) to worm one's way (+ adv compl) he wormed his way along the tunnel atravesó el túnel arrastrándose she wormed her way o herself into their confidence se ganó su confianza con astucia how did he worm his way in? ¿cómo consiguió colarse? [familiar/colloquial] 1.2to worm sth out of sb [secret/information] sonsacarle* algo a algn
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    • For a while, they wouldn't even tell me how many digits were involved but I wormed the information out of them that there were three more.
    • If anyone tries to worm this information out of you, they will not get it.
    • Blanche wormed the details out of a very reluctant Stella with much coaxing and promising of new clothes.
  • 2 [Vet Sci] [dog/cat] desparasitar worming powder vermífugo (m), vermicida (m)
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    • If your kitten was wormed during his first visit, the vet will give him his second worming.
    • Your vet will need to administer the shots, but you can worm the dog yourself.
    • He's been wormed and treated for fleas and ticks.

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Word of the day emprender
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Today is a public holiday in Argentina (Día de la Independencia)