pale western cutworm


noun

the larva of a noctuid moth, Agrotis orthogonia, of the western U.S. and Canada, that seriously damages grains, beets, potatoes, alfalfa, etc., by feeding underground on roots and stems.

Nearby words

  1. palazzo,
  2. palazzo pants,
  3. pale,
  4. pale horse,
  5. pale horse, pale rider,
  6. pale-,
  7. pale-dry,
  8. palea,
  9. palearctic,
  10. paleencephalon

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