pea moth

noun

Definition of pea moth 

: a small, dark, tortricid moth (Cydia nigricana synonym Laspeyresia nigricana) whose larva feeds in pea pods destroying the seeds and that is native to Europe and has spread to North America

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First Known Use of pea moth

1881, in the meaning defined above

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