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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.
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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FIVE Newcastle residents will become the lucky owners of hundreds of composting Tiger Worms
in a competition.
n Some natural composters, for example, worms, preferably of the Tiger worms
It recycles its bottles, paper and cans, uses solid ink cartridges and any food waste is put into the company's own wormery, to be digested by tiger worms
The 'Can-O-Worms' indoor waste disposal kit is designed to allow up to 20,000 wriggling three-inch- long tiger worms
to chew up kitchen scraps and garden waste.