corn earworm definition

  • noun:
    • the big destructive larva of a moth (Heliothis zea) that feeds on corn and lots of other flowers. Also known as bollworm, earworm.
    • larva of a noctuid moth; very destructive to specifically corn and cotton and tomato plants
    • the big destructive larva of a moth (Heliothis zea) that nourishes on corn and many other flowers. Also known as bollworm, earworm.
    • larva of a noctuid moth; highly destructive to specifically corn and cotton fiber and tomato plants

Related Sources

  • Hypernym for "corn earworm"
65 votes

How would you define corn earworm?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!