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jointworm

noun joint·worm \ˈjint-ˌwərm\

Definition of JOINTWORM

:  the larva of any of several small chalcid wasps (genus Harmolita) that attacks the stems of grain and causes swellings like galls at or just above the first joint

First Known Use of JOINTWORM

1851

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