aardworm

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Etymology[edit]

From aarde +‎ worm. Cognate to German Erdwurm.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: aard‧worm

Noun[edit]

aardworm m (plural aardwormen, diminutive aardwormpje n)

  1. An earthworm, the most common terrestrian worm species
  2. (Can we clean up(+) this sense?) (figuratively) An insignificant creature 'writhing in the dust', notably a mortal versus divinity

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