any one of numerous terrestrial annelid worms for the class Oligochaeta, specifically those of household Lumbricidae, that burrow into and help aerate and enrich earth.
A worm that resides into the ground; a worm of Lumbricidae household, or, even more generally speaking, of Lumbricina suborder.
this feeling?) (derogatory) A person, particularly one who grovels.
Any worm associated with genus Lumbricus and allied genera, present in wet soil. One of the largest & most numerous species in European countries and The united states is L. terrestris; numerous others tend to be understood; -- called also angleworm and dewworm.
A mean, sordid person; a niggard.
The common name of the worms of the family Lumbricidæ (which see), and especially of the genus Lumbricus, of which there are several species, one of the best-known being L. terrestris.
Figuratively, a mean, sordid wretch.
terrestrial worm that burrows into helping aerate earth; often surfaces whenever surface is cool or wet; utilized as bait by anglers