variegated cutworm

noun

Definition of variegated cutworm

: a widespread noctuid moth (Peridroma saucia) whose larva is destructive to crops

First Known Use of variegated cutworm

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Variegated cutworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/variegated%20cutworm. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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