|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
hookworm hook·worm (h&oobreve;k'wûrm')
Any of numerous small parasitic nematodes of the family Ancylostomatidae having hooked mouthparts with which they fasten themselves to the intestinal walls of various hosts, including humans.
|hookworm (hk'wûrm') Pronunciation Key
Any of numerous small, parasitic nematode worms of the family Ancylostomatidae, having hooked mouthparts with which they fasten themselves to the intestinal walls of various animals, including humans.