|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|1.||(tr) to decorate with wavy or wormlike tracery or markings|
|3.||worm-eaten or appearing as if worm-eaten|
|4.||(of thoughts, etc) insinuating; subtly tortuous|
|[C17: from Latin vermiculātus in the form of worms, from vermis worm]|
vermiculation ver·mic·u·la·tion (vər-mĭk'yə-lā'shən)
Motion resembling that of a worm, especially the wavelike contractions of the intestine; peristalsis.