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tomato hornworm

noun

Definition of tomato hornworm

  1. :  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



1921

First Known Use of tomato hornworm

1921


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