Definitions for tobacco budworm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tobac′co bud`worm(n.)

  1. the larva of a noctuid moth, Heliothis virescens, that damages the buds and young leaves of tobacco.

    Category: Entomology

Origin of tobacco budworm:

1915–20

Princeton's WordNet

  1. corn earworm, cotton bollworm, tomato fruitworm, tobacco budworm, vetchworm, Heliothis zia(noun)

    larva of a noctuid moth; highly destructive to especially corn and cotton and tomato crops

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