Cankerworm

Definition of Cankerworm

Can´ker`worm`
n.1.(Zool.) The larva of two species of geometrid moths which are very injurious to fruit and shade trees by eating, and often entirely destroying, the foliage. Other similar larvæ are also called cankerworms.

Related Words

caterpillar, fall cankerworm, family Geometridae, Geometridae, spring cankerworm
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