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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 book·worm /ˈbʊkˌwɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Book·worm n.
 1. Zool. Any larva of a beetle or moth, which is injurious to books. Many species are known.
 2. A student closely attached to books or addicted to study; a reader without appreciation.
    I wanted but a black gown and a salary to be as mere a bookworm as any there.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book
           learning than they merit [syn: pedant, scholastic]
      2: someone who spends a great deal of time reading