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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 previewTampa and Hillsborough Bays Oyster Shell Dredging (1975)

Environmental Impact Statement

Additionally, the lugworm is a potential bait worm and attempts to raise them under experimental conditions have been made (Taylor and Saloman, 1968c). Finally, the lancelet is a popular food item in the orient and could be exploited locally if ...

Google previewSeashore Life (2014)

by Lester Ingle, Herbert S. Zim

Fan Worm Lugworm is a burrowing animal, like the earthworm. it lives well below the surface and feeds by extracting organic matter from the tine sand and debris taken in as it burrows. Parchment Worms live in U-shoped tubes on muddy ...

Google previewOxygen Sensing in Tissues (2013)

by Helmut Acker

The lugworm is a representative of the marine endofauna. It lives in L-shaped burrows in muddy sands, a habitat prone to low oxygen content because of the oxidative metabolism of microorganisms. Arenicola is able to live in deoxygenated ...

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 previewEarth-Moon Relationships (2013)

Proceedings of the Conference held in Padova, Italy at the Accademia Galileiana di Scienze Lettere ed Arti, November 8–10, 2000 by Cesare Barbieri, Francesca Rampazzi

The lugworm is a burrowing worm that inhabits the intertidal zone of sandy beaches (Figures 10 and 11). The sexes are separate but unlike the nuptial ...

Google previewIntegrated Principles of Zoology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The lugworm is a large marine worm of the phylum Annelida. Its coiled castings are a familiar sightona beach at lowtidebut the animal itself is not seen except by those who, from curiosity or to use as fishing bait, dig the worm out of the sand.

Google previewA Guide to Sea Fishing - A Selection of Classic Articles on Baits, Fish Recognition, Sea Fish Varieties and Other Aspects of Sea Fishing (2014)

by Various

Lugworm is the best hook bait, and it is a good plan to use ample ground bait consisting of crushed crabs and boiled rice. After assembling the tackle attach a plummet to the hook and test the depth as when roach fishing. When the plummet is ...

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 previewZoology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The lugworm is a large marine worm of the phylum Annelida. Its coiled castings are a familiar sight on a beach at low tide but the animal itself is not seen except by those who, from curiosity or to use as fishing bait, dig the worm out ofthe sand.

Google previewWhere to Sea Fish in Britain and Ireland (2003)

by John Bailey

Lugworm is the killing bait, especially tipped with mussel, squid or mackerel. Moving further along, you'll come to an area of rocky coastline and the first important mark, Hummersea Steps. This is a well-known area for cod, with some big fish, ...

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 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 previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1919)

A Comprehensive Reference Book

It is called also Lugworm. - a term applied to the Local Option, rinciple by which a certain majority of the inhabitants of a certain locality may decide as to whether any, or, how many, places, for the sale of intoxicating liquors shall exist in the ...

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 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 previewDictionary of Water and Waste Management (2005)

by Paul G Smith

lugworm, Arenicola A beach worm that has been used for measuring the toxicity of crude oil and of beach dispersants. It is convenient because one wormcast on the sand corresponds to one buried worm. lumbricid, Lumbricidae Large worms ...

Google previewSchool Dictionary (1995)

by C. M. Schwarz

lugworm noun a kind of large worm found on the seashore, used for bait by fishermen. lukewarm ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

lugworm n. a worm living in muddy sand by the sea, used as fishing bait. lukewarm adj. 1 only slightly warm. 2 unenthusiastic. – origin from dialect luke 'tepid'. lull v.1 calm someone or send them to sleep with soothing ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (2012)

by Ernest Weekley

lug', lugworm. Used as bait. In Antrim called lurg, lurgan.

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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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