porina

noun
po·​ri·​na | \ pəˈrīnə, -rēnə \
variants: or porina grub
plural -s

Definition of porina

: a subterranean caterpillar destructive to turf in New Zealand

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“Porina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/porina. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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