Definition of Earworms

1. Noun. (plural of earworm) ¹



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Definition of Earworms

1. earworm [n] - See also: earworm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Earworms

earthworms
earthy
earthy water
earware
earwax
earwaxes
earwear
earwig
earwigged
earwigging
earwiggy
earwigs
earwitness
earwitnesses
earworm
earworms (current term)
earywig
ease
ease off
ease up
eased
easeful
easefull
easefully
easefulness
easel
easeled
easeless
easellike
easels

Literary usage of Earworms

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1. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"... bollworms or corn earworms were found in 10 stomachs and codling moth pupae in 11. Beetles constitute over 11 per cent of the food. ..."

2. An Introduction to Agriculture by Arthur Aquila Upham, Gustavus Adolphus Schmidt (1919)
"The corn plant is attacked by many insect pests, such as cut worms, root lice, wireworms, earworms, and white grubs. Rotation of crops and occasional fall ..."

3. Circular by Puerto Rico Federal Experiment Station, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Agricultural Experiment Station (Mayaguez) (1918)
"The combination of pyrethrum extract, derris extract, and mineral oil controlled corn earworms and fall armyworms perfectly when applied in the proportion ..."

4. Pacific Northwest Agricultural Insect & Plant Disease Study Manual by Hugh W. Homan, Russell W. Clausen (1998)
"Some caterpillars, such as cutworms, loopers, and earworms, are serious crop pests. Diptera Flies and mosquitoes are included in this order. ..."

5. Organic Lies: Misconceptions of the United States Organic Act in America and by Mary Choate (2007)
"... Colorado potato beetles, corn earworms, corn borers, leafminers, fire ants, thrips, tomato fruitworms, and tomato hornworms. ..."

6. Flue-Cured Tobacco: The Complete Handbook by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Budworms: Budworms (actually a complex of tobacco budworms and corn earworms) are among our most difficult insect pests to control because they spend most ..."

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