woodworm

Screwworm vs Woodworm - What's the difference?

screwworm | woodworm |


As nouns the difference between screwworm and woodworm

is that screwworm is the larva of the fly (old world screwworm) the larva can be parasitic in humans and animals and are distinctive in eating living flesh of mammals unlike most maggots which eat only dead flesh while woodworm is any of many beetle larvae that bore into wood.

Woodworm vs Woodwork - What's the difference?

woodworm | woodwork |


As nouns the difference between woodworm and woodwork

is that woodworm is any of many beetle larvae that bore into wood while woodwork is (countable) something made from wood.

Taxonomy vs Woodworm - What's the difference?

taxonomy | woodworm |


As nouns the difference between taxonomy and woodworm

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while woodworm is any of many beetle larvae that bore into wood.

Woodworm vs Wormed - What's the difference?

woodworm | wormed |


As a noun woodworm

is any of many beetle larvae that bore into wood.

As an adjective wormed is

affected with woodworm.

As a verb wormed is

(worm).

Larva vs Woodworm - What's the difference?

larva | woodworm |


As nouns the difference between larva and woodworm

is that larva is an early stage of growth for some insects and amphibians, in which after hatching from their egg, insects are wingless and resemble a caterpillar or grub, and amphibians lack limbs and resemble fish while woodworm is any of many beetle larvae that bore into wood.

Beetle vs Woodworm - What's the difference?

beetle | woodworm |


As nouns the difference between beetle and woodworm

is that beetle is any of numerous species of insect in the order coleoptera characterized by a pair of hard, shell-like front wings which cover and protect a pair of rear wings when at rest or beetle can be a type of mallet with a large wooden head, used to drive wedges, beat pavements, etc while woodworm is any of many beetle larvae that bore into wood.

As a verb beetle

is to move away quickly, to scurry away or beetle can be to loom over; to extend or jut or beetle can be to beat with a heavy mallet.

As a adjective beetle

is protruding, jutting, overhanging (as in beetle brows ).

Woodworm vs Worm - What's the difference?

woodworm | worm | Derived terms |

Woodworm is a derived term of worm.


As nouns the difference between woodworm and worm

is that woodworm is a beetle larva that bores into wood while worm is a generally tubular invertebrate of the annelid phylum.

As a verb worm is

to make (one's way) with a crawling motion.