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Definition of Glowworm

Glowworm
Glowworm Glow"worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A coleopterous insect of the genus Lampyris; esp., the wingless females and larv[ae] of the two European species (L. noctiluca, and L. splendidula), which emit light from some of the abdominal segments. Like a glowworm in the night, The which hath fire in darkness, none in light. --Shak. Note: The male is winged, and is supposed to be attracted by the light of the female. In America, the luminous larv[ae] of several species of fireflies and fire beetles are called glowworms. Both sexes of these are winged when mature. See Firefly.

Meaning of Glowworm from wikipedia

- Glowworm or glow-worm is the common name for various groups of insect larvae and adult larviform females that glow through bioluminescence. They include...
- HMS Glowworm was a G-cl**** destroyer built for the Royal Navy in the mid-1930s. During the Spanish Civil War the ship spent part of 1936 and 1937 in Spanish...
- The Waitomo Glowworm Caves attraction is a cave at Waitomo on the North Island of New Zealand. It is known for its po****tion of Arachnocampa luminosa...
- British Navy ships Glowworm (astronomy), the luminous trail of a tiny meteor Glowworm (comics), two unrelated Marvel Comics characters Glowworm Records, a subsidiary...
- of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Glowworm after the insect, whilst two more were planned: Glowworm, was briefly the name of a coastal destroyer...
- Arachnocampa luminosa (Skuse, 1891), commonly known as New Zealand glowworm or simply glowworm, is a species of fungus gnat endemic to New Zealand. The larval...
- Epic Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of...
- The Glowworm Tunnel is a disused railway tunnel between Lithgow, New South Wales and Newnes, New South Wales, Australia. It is notable for its resident...
- Glowworm has remained in custody since his initial capture. Glowworm The second Glowworm first appeared in X-Factor #7 (August, 1986). This Glowworm is...
- Weserübung; while en route to her objective, she sank the British destroyer HMS Glowworm. In December 1940, she broke out into the Atlantic Ocean to operate against...
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