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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Resembling or having the long, thin, cylindrical shape of a worm.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. In the shape of a worm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling a worm in form or motions; vermicular.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wormlike in form: shaped like a worm; vermicular.
  • Related to a worm in structure; allied or belonging to the Vermes; vermian; helminthic; annuloid or annulose.
  • Specifically, in entomology: Noting any maggot or maggot like larva, as those of most Hymenoptera and Diptera. Noting certain worm-like polyphagous larvæ;, with only rudimentary antennæ, and apodous or with very short legs like tubercles, as those of most weevils and longicorns.
  • The vermis of the cerebellum.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling a worm; long and thin and cylindrical

Etymologies

Latin vermis ("worm") + -form (Wiktionary)

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