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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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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