Definitions for jointwormˈdʒɔɪntˌwɜrm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strawworm, jointworm(noun)

    larva of chalcid flies injurious to the straw of wheat and other grains


  1. jointworm(Noun)

    The larva of a hymenopterous fly, found in gall-like swellings on wheatstalks, usually around the first joint.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jointworm(noun)

    the larva of a small, hymenopterous fly (Eurytoma hordei), which is found in gall-like swellings on the stalks of wheat, usually at or just above the first joint. In some parts of America it does great damage to the crop


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