Morelos orange worm

noun

Mo·​re·​los orange worm
məˈrā lōs-
: the maggot of the Mexican fruit fly

Word History

Etymology

Morelos, state in south central Mexico

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“Morelos orange worm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Morelos%20orange%20worm. Accessed 10 Dec. 2022.

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