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Definition of the noun lugworm

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noun - plural: lugworms

  1. marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait

Alternative definition of the noun lugworm


  1. A large marine worm of the phylum Annelida, whose coiled castings can often be seen on beaches at low tide.

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Google previewSeashores (2014)

An Ecological Guide by Julian Cremona

The Lugworm is the dominant animal instable sandbut almost nonexistent on muddy shores where burrows will collapse. There is a marked differencein Lugworm age range across the middle shore, with those near the top of the shore being ...

Google previewBiology (2001)

Facts and Practice for A Level by Adam Johnstone

CONCEPT TEST 1 Because the lugworm is a particularly large variety of worm it has a particularly small surface area-to-volume ratio. This means that, unlike smaller worms, it cannot get all the O2 it needs by simple diffusion across its body ...

Google previewDr. Flöttmann's Scientific Encyclopedia of Dream Symbols (2012)

by Holger Bertrand Flöttmann

Lugworm The lugworm symbolizes the penis. Frequency: very rare (2 dreams out of 45 000) Luminous advertising Luminous advertising is a symbol of self-expression or of sexual seduction ...

Google previewDictionary of Marine Natural Products with CD-ROM (2007)

by John W. Blunt, Murray H. G. Munro

of Patinopecten yessoensis, lugworm Arenicola marina, oyster Crassostrea gigas, Tapes japonica and many other ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley, William Peterson

The lugworm (Arenicola), the common serpula, and terebella are characteristic types. See EARTHwoRM; LUGWORM; SEAMoUSE. Chaetopterus, kê-top"ter-us ( 'winged bristle worm'), a muchmodified annelid, remarkable for its peculiar violet ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1913)

Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman

See LUGWORM. Arms, FRANZ XAVIER (1856), German- American musical conductor and voice specialist, was born in Neef, Rhenish Prussia, and ...

Google previewCollins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)

by Rosalind Fergusson

tapeworm, threadworm, earthworm, wheatgerm, eelworm, mealworm, silkworm , pinworm, ringworm, inchworm, wireworm, blindworm, roundworm, glowworm, slowworm, lugworm, bookworm, hookworm, woodworm, * pachyderm, endoderm, ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

tease, tieup,troll, yabby06 badger, berley,burley, caplin,gentle, harass, hassle, ledger,lidger, needle,plague, yabbie07 capelin, catworm, lugworm, provoke, ragworm, torment 08 irritate 09 anchoveta, angleworm, brandling, incentive, killifish, ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

lug luggage; lugger; lugging; lugsail; lugworm lug luglio (Italian—July) Lugd.

Google previewDonohue's Standard New Century Dictionary of the English Language (1916)

Mournful ; Indicating sorrow; doleful Lugworm, lugVerm, n. A worm which burrows in the muddy sand of the shore. Lukewarm, luk'warm.a. Moderately warm; tepid; not zealous; indifferent. Lull, luL vt. To sing to, as to a child to soothe. — vi.

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Small photo of The lugworm or sandworm (Arenicola marina) at low tide at coast 4Small photo of Lugworm is excreted into the pile of sand.Small photo of Lugworm is excreted into the pile of sand.Small photo of Lugworm Sand Cast on the Beach, Shallow Depth of FieldSmall photo of Shells and a lugwormSmall photo of Foehr / Germany: Closeup of the texture of the dry fallen seabed with lugworm casts in the Frisian Wadden Sea in the November sunSmall photo of Closeup of lugworm cast on the sandy beach More...

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Scrabble value of L1U1G2W4O1R1M3

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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