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Synonyms for corn-borer

Noun

1. corn borer, Pyrausta nubilalis, caterpillar
usage: larva of the European corn borer moth; a serious pest of maize
2. corn borer, European corn borer moth, corn borer moth, Pyrausta nubilalis, pyralid, pyralid moth
usage: native to Europe; in America the larvae bore into the stem and crown of corn and other plants
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