Teredo

• (n.) A genus of long, slender, wormlike bivalve mollusks which bore into submerged wood, such as the piles of wharves, bottoms of ships, etc.; -- called also shipworm. See Shipworm. See Illust. in App.
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/teredo/

Teredo

(from the article `shipworm`) The most economically important shipworms, i.e., those causing the most damage, are members of the genus Teredo, which includes about 15 species. ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/t/26

teredo

noun typical shipworm
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

Teredo

[genus] Teredo is a genus of highly modified saltwater clams which bore in wood and live within the tunnels they create. They are commonly known as `shipworms,` and are marine bivalve molluscs in the taxonomic family Teredinidae. The type species is Teredo navalis. Because it is a tunneling genus, Teredo was chosen as the namesake of the Te...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teredo_(genus)

Teredo

Te·re'do noun ; plural English Teredos , Latin Teredines . [ Latin , a worm that gnaws wood, clothes, etc.; akin to Greek ..., Latin terere to rub.] (Zoology) A genus of long, slender, wormlike bivalve mollusks which bore into submerged wood, such as the piles of wha...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/29

Teredo

HMS Teredo was a British T Class patrol type submarine of 1090 tons displacement launched in 1945. HMS Teredo had a top speed of 15.25 knots surfaced and 9 knots submerged, carried a complement of 53 and was armed with one 4 inch dual-purpose gun; one 20 mm anti-aircraft gun; three machine-guns and about ten 21 inch torpedo tubes.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/RT.HTM

Teredo

Teredo (the shipworms) is a genus of marine bivalve molluscs. The Teredo are a worm-like animal with a helmet-shaped shell fitted with small, gaping valves. The Teredo grow to about 30 cm long, with almost all the length unprotected by the shell, but instead covered by a chalky tube. The Teredo burrows into submerged timber, and a British species, ...
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/BT.HTM

teredo

teredo: see shipworm.
Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0919460.html

teredo

[n] - typical shipworm
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=teredo
No exact match found