cabbage-root fly

noun

Definition of cabbage-root fly

: the adult of the cabbage maggot broadly : any stage of this pest

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First Known Use of cabbage-root fly

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Cabbage-root fly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cabbage-root%20fly. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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