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vermiculture

[vur-mi-kuhl-cher] /ˈvɜr mɪˌkʌl tʃər/
noun
1.
the raising and production of earthworms and their by-products.
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  • The majority of the process filtrate is expected to be transferred to the vermiculture facility for use as makeup water.
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noun

the use of specially bred earthworms, esp. to aerate soil and convert organic matter into compost; also called vermicomposting

Word Origin

vermi + culture

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