golden nematode

noun

Definition of golden nematode

: a small yellowish nematode worm (Globodera rostochiensis synonym Heterodera rostochiensis) probably of South American origin that is a pest of solanaceous crops and especially potatoes

First Known Use of golden nematode

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Golden nematode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/golden%20nematode. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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