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book·worm / ˈboŏkˌwərm/ • n. 1. inf. a person devoted to reading. 2. the larva of a wood-boring beetle that feeds on the paper and glue in books.

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"bookworm." The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English. . Encyclopedia.com. 19 Nov. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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bookworm

bookworm, popular name for the larvae of several beetles that bore through books, e.g., the drugstore, spider, and deathwatch beetles.

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bookworm

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