lupine maggot

noun

Definition of lupine maggot

: the maggot of a two-winged fly (Hylemya lupini) that develops in and damages the stem of lupines especially in the southeastern U.S.

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“Lupine maggot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lupine%20maggot. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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