HyperDic: vetchworm

English > 1 sense of the word vetchworm:
NOUNanimalvetchworm, corn earworm, cotton bollworm, tomato fruitworm, tobacco budworm, Heliothis zialarva of a noctuid moth
English > vetchworm: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninglarva of a noctuid moth; highly destructive to especially corn and cotton and tomato crops.
Synonymscorn earworm, cotton bollworm, tomato fruitworm, tobacco budworm, Heliothis zia
Member ofNoctuidae, family Noctuidaecutworms
BroaderbollwormAny of various moth caterpillars that destroy cotton bolls

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