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cabbageworm

[kab-ij-wurm] /ˈkæb ɪdʒˌwɜrm/
noun
1.
a caterpillar, especially of the genus Pieris, that feeds on cabbages.
Origin of cabbageworm
1680-1690
First recorded in 1680-90; cabbage1 + worm
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British Dictionary definitions for cabbageworm

cabbageworm

/ˈkæbɪdʒˌwɜːm/
noun
1.
(US) any caterpillar that feeds on cabbages, esp that of the cabbage white
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