Meaning of sludgeworm

sludge•worm

Pronunciation: (sluj'wûrm"), [key]
— n.
  1. a small freshwater worm, Tubifex tubifex, often inhabiting sewage sludge and the muddy bottoms of lakes, rivers, and pools.
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