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A small nematode worm (Turbatrix aceti) that feeds on the organisms causing fermentation in vinegar and may be present in unpasteurized vinegar. Also called vinegar worm.
(Animals) a nematode worm, Anguillula aceti, that feeds on the organisms that cause fermentation in vinegar and other liquids. Also called: vinegar worm or eelworm
a nematode, Turbatrixaceti, commonly found in unpasteurized vinegar. Also called
The nematodes sometimes found in Mother of vinegar were often called vinegar eels.
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|Noun||1.||vinegar eel - minute eelworm that feeds on organisms that cause fermentation in e.g. vinegar|
eelworm - any of various small free-living plant-parasitic roundworms