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noun 
  1. (context, obsolete, _, except in dialects) a maggot
Etymology: From Old Norse maíkr, a diminutive of a base from Germanic
  • maía- "worm" (Old English maía), from Indo-European
  • math-, moth- used in reference to insects and vermin. Cognate with Danish madike, Swedish mask, archaic English maddock (modern maggot).



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