mawworm

Mawworm

Maw"worm`\, n. [Maw the belly + worm.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any intestinal worm found in the stomach, esp. the common round worm (Ascaris lumbricoides), and allied species. (b) One of the larv[ae] of botflies of horses; a bot.
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