Cite
 

Meaning of shipworm

ship•worm

Pronunciation: (ship'wûrm"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various wormlike marine bivalve mollusks that burrow into the timbers of ships, wharves, etc.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: