grape rootworm

noun

Definition of grape rootworm

: a grub that is the larva of a small yellowish brown chrysomelid beetle (Fidia viticida) of the eastern U.S. and that attacks the roots of the grapevine — see western grape rootworm

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“Grape rootworm.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grape%20rootworm. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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