from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various insect larvae that infest corn and other crops, especially the European corn borer.
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- noun native to Europe; in America the larvae bore into the stem and crown of corn and other plants
- noun larva of the European corn borer moth; a serious pest of maize
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