common cattle grub

noun

Definition of common cattle grub

: a cattle grub (Hypoderma lineatum) which is found throughout the U.S. and whose larva is particularly destructive to cattle

First Known Use of common cattle grub

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Common cattle grub.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/common%20cattle%20grub. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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common cattle grub

noun

Medical Definition of common cattle grub

: a cattle grub of the genus Hypoderma (H. lineatum) which is found throughout the United States and whose larva is particularly destructive to cattle : heel fly

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