Cutworm

Definition of Cutworm

Cut´worm`   Pronunciation: ~w?rm`
n.1.(Zool.) A caterpillar which at night eats off young plants of cabbage, corn, etc., usually at the ground. Some kinds ascend fruit trees and eat off the flower buds. During the day, they conceal themselves in the earth. The common cutworms are the larvæ of various species of Agrotis and related genera of noctuid moths.

Related Words

army cutworm, caterpillar, Chorizagrotis auxiliaris, family Noctuidae, Noctuidae
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