cabbage-leaf miner

noun

Definition of cabbage-leaf miner

: a small fly (Phytomyza rufipes) whose maggot is injurious to cabbages and related plants

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First Known Use of cabbage-leaf miner

1914, in the meaning defined above

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“Cabbage-leaf miner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cabbage-leaf%20miner. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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