cabbage webworm

noun

Definition of cabbage webworm

: a widely distributed webworm (Hellula undalis) native to southern Europe or Asia that injures cabbages and other vegetables in the Gulf states

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First Known Use of cabbage webworm

1899, in the meaning defined above

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“Cabbage webworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cabbage%20webworm. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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