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cankerworm

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noun can·ker·worm \ˈkaŋ-kər-ˌwərm\

Definition of cankerworm

  1. :  either of two geometrid moths (Alsophila pometaria and Paleacrita vernata) and especially their larvae which are serious pests of fruit and shade trees



1530

First Known Use of cankerworm

1530


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