agaveworm

noun aga·ve·worm \ ə-ˈgä-vē-ˌwərm also -ˈgā- \

Definition of agaveworm

:the larva of various butterflies (as Aegiale hesperiaris) of the family Megathymidae that is fried and eaten in Mexico and the U.S. called also maguey worm

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First Known Use of agaveworm

1884


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