Definition of eelworm in English:

eelworm

Syllabification: eel·worm
Pronunciation: /ˈēlˌwərm
 
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noun

A nematode, especially a small soil nematode that can become a serious pest of crops and ornamental plants.
More example sentences
  • The eelworm's eggs are watered into the soil, where they hatch and infect slugs, preventing them from feeding.
  • The young eelworms make their way to the growing roots of the plant, which they penetrate.
  • The microscopic eelworms live and feed within the bulbs and foliage.

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