houtworm

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Etymology[edit]

Germanic: from hout (wood) +‎ worm

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  • Hyphenation: hout‧worm

Noun[edit]

houtworm m (plural houtwormen, diminutive houtwormpje n)

  1. (zoology) A woodworm, insect larva which bores into wood
  2. (zoology) A shell which bores into wooden ships and riverine structures

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