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English definition of “roundworm”

roundworm

noun [C] uk   /ˈraʊnd.wɜːm/ us    /-wɝːm/
any of various types of creature with a round body that can live in the bowels of people and some animals, and often cause diseaseWorms, snails, slugs and similar animals
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