corn earworm definition by Webster's New World
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the larva of a noctuid moth (Heliothis zea), that feeds on corn ears and other crops
corn earworm definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The large destructive larva of a moth (Heliothis zea) that feeds on corn and many other plants. Also called bollworm, earworm.