[ web-wurm ]

  1. 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.

Origin of webworm

An Americanism dating back to 1790–1800; web + worm

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