Definition of currantworm

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

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