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Definition of Glowworm
GlowwormGlowworm 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
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
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
- Arachnocampa luminosa
(Skuse, 1891), commonly known
as New Zealand glowworm
or simply glowworm
, is a species
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
- 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...
in custody since
The second Glowworm first appeared
in X-Factor #7 (August, 1986). This Glowworm
- Weserübung; while
to her objective, she sank the British destroyer
. In December
1940, she broke
out into the Atlantic Ocean
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