- n. Any long, slender, worm-shaped bivalve mollusk of Teredo and allied genera. The shipworms burrow in wood, and are destructive to wooden ships, piles of wharves, etc. See Teredo.
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Words that start with shipworm: 1
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Words that contain shipworm: 1
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