Whealworm Wheal"worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The harvest mite; -- so called from the wheals, caused by its bite. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • whealworm — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: obsolete English wheal pustule + worm : chigger 2 …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”