Wormil
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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  • 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

  • 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.… …   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

  • warbeetle — Warble War ble, n. [Cf. {Wormil}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Far.) (a) A small, hard tumor which is produced on the back of a horse by the heat or pressure of the saddle in traveling. (b) A small tumor produced by the larv[ae] of the gadfly in the backs …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Warble — War ble, n. [Cf. {Wormil}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Far.) (a) A small, hard tumor which is produced on the back of a horse by the heat or pressure of the saddle in traveling. (b) A small tumor produced by the larv[ae] of the gadfly in the backs of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • warblet — Warble War ble, n. [Cf. {Wormil}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Far.) (a) A small, hard tumor which is produced on the back of a horse by the heat or pressure of the saddle in traveling. (b) A small tumor produced by the larv[ae] of the gadfly in the backs …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • warnles — Warble War ble, n. [Cf. {Wormil}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Far.) (a) A small, hard tumor which is produced on the back of a horse by the heat or pressure of the saddle in traveling. (b) A small tumor produced by the larv[ae] of the gadfly in the backs …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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