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earthworm

(ûrth′wûrm′)
n.
Any of various terrestrial annelid worms of the class Oligochaeta, especially those of the family Lumbricidae, that burrow into and help aerate and enrich soil.

earthworm

any ANNELID of the order Oligochaeta.

earthworm

the common oligochete worm of the genera Lumbricus, Allobophora, Eisenia etc.; they act as intermediate hosts for a number of internal parasites of livestock, and are reputed to bring anthrax spores to the surface and precipitate an outbreak of the disease.
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A pound of red wigglers is $35, including shipping and handling.
com), Travis Bruce raises earthworms -- red wigglers and African night crawlers -- for fishing and composting.
It's really incredible," said Barrett, sticking his gloved hands in the compost and pulling out one of the worms, also known as red wigglers.
After starting out with soil which may have been suitable for making bricks, I now have that "chocolate cake-type" soil, brimming over with nightcrawlers and red wigglers (the Cadillac of worms
Worm Factory, Travis raises and sells earthworms -- red wigglers and African night crawlers -- for fishing and composting.
The night crawlers, red wigglers or gray worms are just a few representatives of a large group of earthworms.
1 pound red wigglers (Available at bait shops, or order from