hemlock looper


noun

the larva of a geometrid moth, Lambdina fiscellaria, common in some areas of North America and a serious pest of various trees, as hemlock, Douglas fir, balsam spruce, and oak.

Nearby words

  1. hemizygote,
  2. hemizygotic,
  3. hemizygous,
  4. hemline,
  5. hemlock,
  6. hemmer,
  7. hemo-,
  8. hemoblast,
  9. hemoblastosis,
  10. hemocatheresis

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