Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

apple maggot

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. railroad worm.

Origin of apple maggot

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for apple maggot

apple maggot

noun
  1. a fruit fly, Rhagoletis pomonella, the larvae of which bore into and feed on the fruit of apple trees: family Trypetidae
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

  • About
  • Cookies, Terms, & Privacy
© 2018 Dictionary.com, LLC.