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tomato hornworm

noun

Definition of TOMATO HORNWORM

:  a North American hawk moth (Manduca quinquemaculata) whose green larva is a hornworm feeding on leaves of plants of the nightshade family and especially tobacco and tomato

First Known Use of TOMATO HORNWORM

1921

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