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currantworm

[kur-uh nt-wurm, kuhr-]
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noun
  1. the larva of any of several insects, as a sawfly, Nematus ribesii (imported currantworm), which infests and feeds on the leaves and fruit of currants.

Origin of currantworm

First recorded in 1865–70; currant + worm
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