currantworm

noun

Definition of currantworm 

: 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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