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diamondback moth

noun

Definition of DIAMONDBACK MOTH

:  a nearly cosmopolitan moth (Plutella xylostella of the family Plutellidae) whose larva is a pest on cruciferous plants
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First Known Use of DIAMONDBACK MOTH

1891

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