bookworm

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From book +‎ worm.

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bookworm (plural bookworms)

  1. Any of various insects that infest books.
  2. (figuratively) An avid book reader.
    Synonyms: bibliophage, bibliophile, bibliovore, book lover, librophile, librovore
    Hyponyms: helluo librorum, bibliomane, bibliomaniac

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