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Shipworm

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Shipworms were one of the greatest forces controlling the history of global shipping, regulating the evolution, survival, and routes of wooden ships for thousands of years. The destruction...

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Shipworm

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Shipworms were one of the greatest forces controlling the history of global shipping, regulating the evolution, survival, and routes of wooden ships for thousands of years. The destruction...

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shipworm

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2006; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 251 words.

Lyrodus pedicellatus (formerly Teredo siamensis), sometimes called teredo worm, is a strange mollusc which starts life as a bivalve

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shipworm

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 250 words.

Lyrodus pedicellatus (formerly Teredo siamensis), sometimes called teredo worm, is a strange mollusc which starts life as a bivalve

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Shipworm

James T. Carlton.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 1291 words.

Shipworms were one of the greatest forces controlling the history of global shipping, regulating the evolution, survival, and routes of

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teredo

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 20 words.

boring mollusc, esp. ship-worm. XVII. — L. terēdō — Gr. terēdṓn, f. base *ter- of teírein rub hard,

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teredo

M. V. Angel.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 183 words.

a bivalve mollusc, of the family Teredinidae, also known as a shipworm because of the damage they cause to

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teredo

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A bivalve mollusc, of the family Teredinidae, also known as a shipworm because of the damage they cause to any wood in the sea. They bore long cylindrical holes in the wood, digesting the...

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shipwrecks

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Is a word with several connotations but here it means vessels that are of particular interest to those working in marine archaeology. Many shipwrecks within the Exclusive Economic Zone of...

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