wormal
Wormil Wor"mil, n. [Cf. 1st {Warble}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any botfly larva which burrows in or beneath the skin of domestic and wild animals, thus producing sores. They belong to various species of {Hypoderma} and allied genera. Domestic cattle are often infested by a large species. See {Gadfly}. Called also {warble}, and {worble}. [Written also {wormal}, {wormul}, and {wornil}.] [1913 Webster]

2. (Far.) See 1st {Warble}, 1 (b) . [1913 Webster]


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  • Wormal — Wor mal, n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Wormil}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • warble — Wormil Wor mil, n. [Cf. 1st {Warble}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any botfly larva which burrows in or beneath the skin of domestic and wild animals, thus producing sores. They belong to various species of {Hypoderma} and allied genera.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • worble — Wormil Wor mil, n. [Cf. 1st {Warble}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any botfly larva which burrows in or beneath the skin of domestic and wild animals, thus producing sores. They belong to various species of {Hypoderma} and allied genera.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wormil — Wor mil, n. [Cf. 1st {Warble}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any botfly larva which burrows in or beneath the skin of domestic and wild animals, thus producing sores. They belong to various species of {Hypoderma} and allied genera. Domestic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wormul — Wormil Wor mil, n. [Cf. 1st {Warble}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any botfly larva which burrows in or beneath the skin of domestic and wild animals, thus producing sores. They belong to various species of {Hypoderma} and allied genera.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wornil — Wormil Wor mil, n. [Cf. 1st {Warble}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any botfly larva which burrows in or beneath the skin of domestic and wild animals, thus producing sores. They belong to various species of {Hypoderma} and allied genera.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wormald — This interesting and unusual name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational surname deriving from either of the places called Wormald in the parishes of Barkisland and Rishworth in West Yorkshire, or from the place called Wormhill in… …   Surnames reference

  • Wormell — This interesting and unusual name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational surname deriving from either of the places called Wormald in the parishes of Barkisland and Rishworth in West Yorkshire, or from the place called Wormhill in… …   Surnames reference

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