[ web-wurm ]
/ ˈwɛbˌwɜrm /
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the larva of any of several moths, as Hyphantria cunea(fall webworm ) or Loxostege similalis(garden webworm ), which spins a web over the foliage on which it feeds.
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Example sentences from the Web for webworm
In nests of webworm and beaten from bushes of bayberry, Myrica cerifera, along edge of pine woods (Rehn and Hebard, 1916).
Chorisoneura texensis has been found in nests of webworm in Florida (Rehn and Hebard, 1916).