from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The larva of Anthomyia brassicæ, the cabbage-fly. Also called cabbage-worm.
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The most troublesome enemies attacking these plants are: the flea - beetle, the cabbage-worm, the cabbage-maggot (root) and "club-root"; directions for fighting all of which will be found in the following chapter.