spruce budworm


Definition of spruce budworm

  1. :  a tortricid moth (Choristoneura fumiferana) whose larva feeds on evergreen trees (as spruce and balsam fir) in the northern U.S. and Canada; also :  a related moth (C. occidentalis) of the northwestern U.S. and adjacent Canada


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