lima-bean pod borer

noun

Definition of lima-bean pod borer

: the larva of a small European pyralidid moth (Etiella zinckenella) introduced into North America that bores into the green pods of many legumes including lima beans

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“Lima-bean pod borer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lima-bean%20pod%20borer. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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