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English definition of “worm-eaten”

worm-eaten

adjective uk   /ˈwɜːmˌiː.tən/ us    /ˈwɝːmˌiː.t̬ən/
containing small holes that were made by the young of particular types of insect, especially woodworm: a worm-eaten table/beamPlant pathologyIn bad condition
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