Any worm of the genus Lumbricus and allied genera, found in damp soil. One of the largest and most abundant species in Europe and America is L. terrestris; many others are known; -- called also angleworm and dewworm.
A mean, sordid person; a niggard.
earthworm in Dutch is regenworm, aardworm, pier, worm
earthworm in German is Regenwurm
earthworm in Norwegian is meitemark
earthworm in Portuguese is minhoca