wireworm

noun
wire·​worm | \ ˈwī(-ə)r-ˌwərm How to pronounce wireworm (audio) \

Definition of wireworm

: any of the slender hard-coated larvae of various click beetles that include some destructive especially to plant roots

First Known Use of wireworm

1771, in the meaning defined above

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