Definition of Bollworm

1. Noun. Any of various moth caterpillars that destroy cotton bolls.




Definition of Bollworm

1. n. The larva of a moth (Heliothis armigera) which devours the bolls or unripe pods of the cotton plant, often doing great damage to the crops.

Definition of Bollworm

1. Noun. The larvae of any of various species of moth that are pests to some agricultural crops ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bollworm

1. the larva of a certain moth [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bollworm

1. The larva of a moth (Heliothis armigera) which devours the bolls or unripe pods of the cotton plant, often doing great damage to the crops. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bollworm

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bollworm (current term)
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Literary usage of Bollworm

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1. Cotton Ginners Handbook edited by W. S. Anthony, William D. Mayfield (1995)
"The western portion and some midsouth areas of the US Cotton Belt are infested with pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) (USDA, ..."

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