(), n. 1. (Zol.) Any larva of a beetle or moth, which is injurious to books. Many species are known.
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2. A student closely attached to books or addicted to study; a reader without appreciation.
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I wanted but a black gown and a salary to be as mere a bookworm as any there.
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