"bollworm" Definition

  1. n. The larva of a moth (Heliothis armigera) which devours the bolls or unripe pods of the cotton plant, often doing great damage to the crops.

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Position in dictionary: 11634 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "bollworm": 1
Words that end with "bollworm": 1
Words that contain "bollworm": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of bollworm

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