Definition of Tomato worm

1. Noun. Large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tobacco and related plants; similar to tomato hornworm.

Exact synonyms: Manduca Sexta, Tobacco Hornworm
Group relationships: Genus Manduca, Manduca
Generic synonyms: Caterpillar



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tomato Worm

tomato can
tomato concentrate
tomato fruitworm
tomato hornworm
tomato juice
tomato juices
tomato ketchup
tomato paste
tomato pastes
tomato plant
tomato purée
tomato purées
tomato sauce
tomato streak
tomato tomato
tomato worm (current term)
tomato yellows
tomatoed
tomatoes
tomatoey
tomatoing
tomatoless
tomatolike
tomatos
tomb
tombac
tomback
tombacks
tombacs
tombak

Literary usage of Tomato worm

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1. Agronomy: A Course in Practical Gardening for High Schools by Willard Nelson Clute (1913)
"The tomato worm is very frequently parasitized, and a search in any large tomato patch late in summer will probably reveal many worms covered with the tiny ..."

2. Interesting Neighbors by Oliver Peebles Jenkins (1922)
"THE TOMATO-WORM It was a beautiful bright warm summer morning. The garden was a delight, for the plants were green and healthy and growing fine. ..."

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