meadow nematode


: any of numerous plant-parasitic nematodes (especially genus Pratylenchus) that are destructive to plant roots

Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of meadow nematode was in 1946

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“Meadow nematode.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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