Definition of Tomato worm
1. Noun. Large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tobacco and related plants; similar to tomato hornworm.
Group relationships: Genus Manduca, Manduca
Generic synonyms: Caterpillar
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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. ..."