any of several red or red-blooded annelid worms, especially various earthworms.
the freshwater larva of midges.
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the red wormlike aquatic larva of the midge, Chironomus plumosus, which lives at the bottom of stagnant pools and ditches
a freshwater oligochaete tubifex worm
any of several small reddish worms used as angling bait
the redroot, Lachnanthes caroliana. any of various plants having red roots, markings, juices, etc. bloodroot.
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