vermicular


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vermicular \Ver*mic"u*lar\, a. [L. vermiculus a little worm,
   dim. of vermis a worm: cf. F. vermiculaire. See
   Vermicelli.]
   Of or pertaining to a worm or worms; resembling a worm;
   shaped like a worm; especially, resembling the motion or
   track of a worm; as, the vermicular, or peristaltic, motion
   of the intestines. See Peristaltic. "A twisted form
   vermicular." --Cowper.
   [1913 Webster]

   Vermicular work. See under Vermiculated.
      [1913 Webster]
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