spruce bud moth

noun

Definition of spruce bud moth

  1. 1 :  the adult of the spruce budworm

  2. 2 :  a tortricid moth (Zeiraphera canadensis) the larva of which feeds on spruce buds in northern U.S. and in Canada; also :  a related Eurasian moth (Zeiraphera ratzeburgiana

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