codling moth definition by Webster's New World
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a nearly cosmopolitan small moth (Cydia pomenella) whose larva bores into and destroys apples, pears, quinces, etc.
also codlin moth
codling moth definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also codlin mothnoun
A small grayish moth (Carpocapsa pomonella) whose larvae are destructive to various fruits, especially apples.