wheat cutworm

noun

Definition of wheat cutworm

: a lepidopterous larva (as the fall army worm and several true cutworms) that cuts off the stalk of wheat at the base

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“Wheat cutworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheat%20cutworm. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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