oligochaete worm

Definitions of oligochaete worm
  1. noun
    hermaphroditic terrestrial and aquatic annelids having bristles borne singly along the length of the body
    synonyms: oligochaete
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    types:
    angleworm, crawler, dew worm, earthworm, fishing worm, fishworm, nightcrawler, nightwalker, red worm, wiggler
    terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers
    type of:
    annelid, annelid worm, segmented worm
    worms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externally
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