mealworm

[meel-wurm]
noun
the larva of any of several darkling beetles of the genus Tenebrio, which infests granaries and is used as food for birds and animals.

Origin:
1650–60; meal2 + worm

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mealworm (ˈmiːlˌwɜːm)
 
n
the larva of various beetles of the genus Tenebrio, esp T. molitor, feeding on meal, flour, and similar stored foods: family Tenebrionidae

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Example sentences
When rigging the mealworm, thread it from the rear end so the hook point ends
  up behind the head.
When rigging the mealworm, thread it from it the rear end so the hook point
  ends up behind the head.
When casting a light feather jig without a bobber, a mealworm may be the best
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Glow and brightly colored jigging spoons and jigs tipped with a mealworm were
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