Complete Definition of "earthworm"

English
Image:Regenwurm1.jpg|thumb|right|250px|an earthworm

Etymology
earth + worm

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-earthworm.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun

  1. A worm that lives in the ground; a worm of Lumbricidae family, or, more generally, of Lumbricina suborder.
  2. A disparaging reference to a person, particularly one who grovels.
  3. A figurative reference to death.

Translations
trans-top|worm (animal)
Bosnian: glista#Bosnian|glista f
Cherokee: ᎤᏥᏯ (utsiya)
Chinese:
:Mandarin: 蚯蚓 (qiūyǐn)
:Min Nan: 土蚓 (tō·-ún or tō·-kún)
Croatian: (kišna) glista f
Czech: žížala f, dešťovka f
Dutch: aardworm, regenworm
Finnish: kastemato
French: ver de terre
German: t+|de|Regenwurm|m
Greek: γαιοσκώληκας
Hindi: केंचुआ (kenćuā)
Hungarian: földigiliszta
trans-mid
Italian: lombrico
Japanese: ミミズ (mimizu)
Lithuanian: sliekas m
Polish: dżdżownica f
Portuguese: t+|pt|minhoca|f
Russian: дождевой червь m, земляной червь m
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: глиста#Serbian|глиста f
:Latin: glista#Serbian|glista f
Slovak: dážďovka f
Spanish: lombriz de tierra, gusano de tierra
Swedish: daggmask
Telugu: వానపాము (vaanapaamu)
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trans-top|person
Russian: червяк (červják) m
trans-mid
Spanish: mala persona
trans-bottom

trans-top|death (fig.)
trans-mid
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References
w:Earthworm|Wikipedia article on earthworms

Category:Worms

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