cutworm

noun cut·worm \ ˈkət-ˌwərm \

Definition of cutworm

: any of various smooth-bodied chiefly nocturnal noctuid moth caterpillars which often feed on young plant stems near ground level

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First Known Use of cutworm

1816


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cutworm

noun cut·worm \ ˈkət-ˌwərm \

Definition of cutworm for Students

: a moth caterpillar that has a smooth body and feeds on the stems of plants at night

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