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Any of various often parasitic nematode worms, many of which are pests of agricultural crops or garden plants.
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(Animals) any of various nematode worms, esp the wheatworm and the vinegar eel
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any small nematode worm of the family Anguillulidae, esp. one that is a parasite on plants.
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|Noun||1.||eelworm - any of various small free-living plant-parasitic roundworms|
nematode, nematode worm, roundworm - unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
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