Terminology from the Age of Sail

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Search result for any reference to: teredo
Shipworm: Troublesome wormlike marine mollusks such as the Teredo (shown below) and the large Bankia, which bore into the submerged timbers of a wooden ship and are capable of doing extensive damage to the hull.

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