from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tortricid moth whose larva infests plums. See Grapholitha.
- n. Any one of several moths whose larvæ feed on the foliage of the plum, as the tineid, Enarmonia (Grapholitha) prunivora, or lesser apple-worm, the mottled plum-tree moth, Apatela superans, the geometrid Ania limbata, the plum-tree sphinx, and the plum-underwing. See cut under Grapholitha.
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