armyworm

Definitions of armyworm
  1. noun
    noctuid moth larvae that travel in multitudes destroying especially grass and grain
    synonyms: Pseudaletia unipuncta, army worm
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    type of:
    caterpillar
    a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
  2. noun
    moth whose destructive larvae travel in multitudes
    synonyms: Pseudaletia unipuncta
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    type of:
    noctuid, noctuid moth, owlet moth
    usually dull-colored medium-sized nocturnal moth; the usually smooth-bodied larvae are destructive agricultural pests
  3. noun
    larva of fungus gnat that feed on cereals and other grains; they march in large companies in regular order when the food is exhausted
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    type of:
    fungus gnat, sciara, sciarid
    minute blackish gregarious flies destructive to mushrooms and seedlings
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