Definitions

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  • n. Any of various moths, whose caterpillars are the budworms.

Etymologies

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bud +‎ moth

Examples

  • Correlations between summer temperatures and the annual growth rates of Larix decidua are lower than for Picea abies, although cyclic defoliation patterns of larch budmoth outbreaks are not distinguished.

    Ring Widths and Temperature #1 « Climate Audit

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