Definition of rainworm in English:


Syllabification: rain·worm
Pronunciation: /ˈrānˌwərm


  • 1The earthworm, which often comes to the surface after rain.
  • 2A soil-dwelling nematode worm, the juveniles of which parasitize grasshoppers.
    • Mermis nigrescens, class Aphasmida (or Adenophorea)

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