blood worm

bloodworm

[bluhd-wurm]
noun
1.
any of several red or red-blooded annelid worms, especially various earthworms.
2.
the freshwater larva of midges.

Origin:
1735–45; blood + worm

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bloodworm (ˈblʌdˌwɜːm)
 
n
1.  the red wormlike aquatic larva of the midge, Chironomus plumosus, which lives at the bottom of stagnant pools and ditches
2.  a freshwater oligochaete tubifex worm
3.  any of several small reddish worms used as angling bait

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