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clamworm

[klam-wurm] /ˈklæmˌwɜrm/
noun
1.
any of several burrowing polychaete worms of the genus Nereis, used as bait for fishing.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; clam1 + worm
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clamworm

/ˈklæmˌwɜːm/
noun
1.
the US name for the ragworm
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