strawworm

Definitions of strawworm
  1. noun
    larva of the caddis fly; constructs a case of silk covered with sand or plant debris
    synonyms: caddisworm
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    caseworm
    insect larva that constructs a protective case around its body
  2. noun
    larva of chalcid flies injurious to the straw of wheat and other grains
    synonyms: jointworm
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    larva
    the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose
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