Pillworm Pill"worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any myriapod of the genus {Iulus} and allied genera which rolls up spirally; a galleyworm. See Illust. under {Myriapod}. [1913 Webster]

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  • pillworm — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: pill (IV) + worm : a millepede that curls up to protect itself * * * pillˈworm noun A millipede that curls up • • • Main Entry: ↑pill …   Useful english dictionary

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