beet webworm

noun

Definition of beet webworm

: the green or yellowish larva of a small brownish pyralidid moth (Loxostege sticticalis) that feeds on and defoliates garden beets and sugar beets and many other cultivated plants

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“Beet webworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beet%20webworm. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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