celery leaftier

noun
celery leafti·​er | \ -ˌtī(ə)r \

Definition of celery leaftier

: a small pale reddish brown European moth (Udea rubigalis) of the family Pyralidae or Crambidae that is widespread in North America and whose yellowish green larvae are a major pest on the leaves of celery and greenhouse crops

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“Celery leaftier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/celery%20leaftier. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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