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Definition of woodworm noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    woodworm

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈwʊdwərm//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] a small worm that eats wood, making a lot of small holes in it
  2. 2[uncountable] the damage caused by woodworms The beams are riddled with woodworm.
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