: any of various insect larvae that feed on the leaves or the developing fruit of the currant: such as
: any of several sawfly larvae that feed on currant leaves
: a maggot (Epochra ribearia) that feeds in the fruit
: a caterpillar (Zophodia convolutella) that attacks the fruit of currants and gooseberries see imported currantworm

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“Currantworm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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