VermetusVer*me"tus\, n. [NL., from L. vermis worm.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of many species of marine gastropods belonging to Vermetus and allied genera, of the family Vermetid[ae]. Their shells are regularly spiral when young, but later in life the whorls become separate, and the shell is often irregularly bent and contorted like a worm tube.
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
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