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NOUN (1)

1. typical shipworm;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Teredo \Te*re"do\, n.; pl. E. Teredos, L. Teredines. [L., a worm that gnaws wood, clothes, etc.; akin to Gr. ?, L. terere to rub.] (Zool.) A genus of long, slender, wormlike bivalve mollusks which bore into submerged wood, such as the piles of wharves, bottoms of ships, etc.; -- called also shipworm. See Shipworm. See Illust. in Appendix. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

teredo n 1: typical shipworm