meadow nematode

noun

Definition of meadow nematode

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

First Known Use of meadow nematode

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Meadow nematode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meadow%20nematode. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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