Definitions

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  • n. A caterpillar that eats the leaves of plants.

Etymologies

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From Middle English *leefworm, *lefwurm, from Old English lēafwyrm ("caterpillar"), equivalent to leaf +‎ worm.

Examples

  • A small jig tipped with a giant redworm, leafworm, small leech or waxworm has worked well.

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