nightcrawler

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Wikispecies has information on:

Wikispecies

English[edit]

Lumbricus terrestris

Etymology[edit]

night +‎ crawler

Noun[edit]

nightcrawler (plural nightcrawlers)

  1. An earthworm of the species Lumbricus terrestris, known for its large size and nocturnal surfacings.
  2. (chiefly Northern US, Western US) More generally, any arbitrarily large earthworm, especially those favored in angling

Translations[edit]