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cutworm (n.)

larvae of certain moths, 1768, from cut (v.) + worm (n.). At night they emerge from the ground and cut off at the surface tender plants.

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Definitions of cutworm

cutworm (n.)
North American moth whose larvae feed on young plant stems cutting them off at the ground;
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