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Oriental fruit moth

noun
1.
a moth, Grapholitha molesta, introduced into the U.S. from Asia, the larvae of which infest and feed on the twigs and fruits of peach, plum, and related trees.
Also called peach moth.
Origin of Oriental fruit moth
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25
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