yellow–striped armyworm


Definition of yellow–striped armyworm

  1. :  a caterpillar that is the larva of a noctuid moth (Prodenia ornithogalli) and that is a general plant feeder in the western U.S. and a serious pest on cotton in the southern states

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up yellow–striped armyworm? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to cast off or become cast off

Get Word of the Day daily email!