cabbage-leaf miner


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.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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