Definitions for vermiculation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. peristalsis, vermiculation(noun)

    the process of wavelike muscle contractions of the alimentary tract that moves food along

  2. vermiculation(noun)

    a decoration consisting of wormlike carvings

Wiktionary

  1. vermiculation(Noun)

    A pattern of irregular wavy lines

  2. vermiculation(Noun)

    Peristalsis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vermiculation(noun)

    the act or operation of moving in the manner of a worm; continuation of motion from one part to another; as, the vermiculation, or peristaltic motion, of the intestines

  2. Vermiculation(noun)

    the act of vermiculating, or forming or inlaying so as to resemble the motion, track, or work of a worm

  3. Vermiculation(noun)

    penetration by worms; the state of being wormeaten

  4. Vermiculation(noun)

    a very fine wavy crosswise color marking, or a patch of such markings, as on the feathers of birds

  5. Origin: [L. vermiculatio a being worm-eaten.]

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