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Definition 1: slender threadlike roundworms living in the blood and tissues of vertebrates; transmitted as larvae by biting insects - [noun denoting animal]

(filaria is a kind of ...) unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic

(... is a member of filaria) threadlike roundworms

Definition 2: European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for filaria in the sense of this definition

(filaria is a kind of ...) any of various plants of the genus Erodium

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