from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the large green larva of a sphinx, or hawk moth (Macrosila quinquemaculata); -- called also tomato worm. See Illust. under Tomato.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tomato and potato plants; similar to tobacco hornworm
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