See under currantworm.
Origin of imported currantworm
First recorded in 1890–95
Definition for imported currantworm (2 of 2)
[ kur-uh nt-wurm, kuhr- ]
/ ˈkɜr əntˌwɜrm, ˈkʌr- /
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.
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