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southwestern corn borer

noun

Definition of SOUTHWESTERN CORN BORER

:  a pyralid moth (Diatraea grandiosella) whose larva causes serious damage especially to corn crops by boring in the stalks
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First Known Use of SOUTHWESTERN CORN BORER

1943

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