bollworm definition by Webster's New World
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- a kind of moth larva (Platyedra gossypiella) that feeds on developing cotton bolls, ears of corn, tomatoes, etc.also called pink bollworm
- corn earworm
bollworm definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The pink bollworm.
- See corn earworm.