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fan worm

fan worm
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan wurm]
    • /fæn wɜrm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan wurm]
    • /fæn wɜrm/

Definitions of fan worm words

  • abbreviation FAN WORM feather-duster worm. 1
  • noun fan worm any tube-dwelling polychaete worm of the family Sabellidae, having long tentacles that spread into a fan when the worm emerges from its tube 0

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Origin of fan worm

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
First recorded in 1850-55

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Parts of speech for Fan worm

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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fan worm popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fan worm usage trend in Literature

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