Definition of eelworm in English:

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eelworm

Pronunciation: /ˈiːlwəːm/

noun

A nematode, especially a small soil nematode that can become a serious pest of crops and ornamental plants.
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.

Words that rhyme with eelworm

mealworm

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