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vinegar eel

noun
1.
a minute nematode worm, Anguillula aceti, common in vinegar, fermenting paste, etc.
Also called vinegar worm.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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vinegar eel

noun
1.
a nematode worm, Anguillula aceti, that feeds on the organisms that cause fermentation in vinegar and other liquids Also called vinegar worm, eelworm
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