Most animals called "worms" are invertebrates, but the term is also used for the amphibian caecilians and the slowworm Anguis, a legless burrowing lizard. to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace". Yes, a worm is an animal.It might be considered an insect or bug to some but truly it is an animal by definition. It is rather an annelid: a group of animals consisting of some types of worms, leeches, and a few other (but not … A spiral instrument or screw, often like a double corkscrew, used for drawing balls from firearms. Worm is a see also of insect. Any air-breathing arthropod, as a spider or scorpion. * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author=, (colloquial) Any small arthropod similar to an insect including spiders, centipedes, millipedes, etc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ny small crustacean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an Wildlife Tourism help Conserve Endangered Species? To clean by means of a worm; to draw a wad or cartridge from, as a firearm. insects, they are their own type of creature. A self-replicating program that propagates through a network. Insect larvae are often considered worms. Our widget gives You opportunity to run poll directly from your website. The total number of extant species is estimated at between six and ten million; potentially over 90% of the animal life forms on Earth are insects. # The condensing tube of a still, often curved and wound to save space. Worms are members of several invertebrate phyla, including Platyhelminthes (flatworms), Annelida (segmented The name stems from the Old English word wyrm. To drag out of, to get information that someone is reluctant or unwilling to give (through artful or devious means or by pleading or asking repeatedly). Some species, such as water striders, are capable of walking on the surface of water. It'll all be in the last editions of the evening newspapers—it can't be kep' out. To cut the worm, or lytta, from under the tongue of, as a dog, for the purpose of checking a disposition to gnaw. Anything spiral, vermiculated, or resembling a worm. ¶ "Are you going off to that public-house now?" Though the two belong to the same classification, you would be surprised to see the dramatic difference in the physiologies, anatomies and feeding strategies of vent worms and earthworms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nything helical, especially the thread of a screw. It is rather an annelid: a group of animals consisting of some types of worms, leeches, and a few other (but not all) bilaterally symmetrical organisms. A generally tubular invertebrate of the annelid phylum; an earthworm. Please add askdifference.com to your ad blocking whitelist or disable your adblocking software. Bookworm is a general name for any insect that is said to bore through books. What does contingent mean in real estate? See Insecta. An arthropod in the class Insecta, characterized by six legs, up to four wings, and a chitinous exoskeleton. We don't have any banner, Flash, animation, obnoxious sound, or popup ad. "We wormed our way through the underbrush.". As used here, the term Insecta is synonymous with Ectognatha. When an animal or human is said to "have worms", it means that it is infested with parasitic worms, typically roundworms or tapeworms.