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Noun: armyworm  'aa(r)-mee,wurm
  1. Noctuid moth larvae that travel in multitudes destroying especially grass and grain
    - army worm, Pseudaletia unipuncta
     
  2. Moth whose destructive larvae travel in multitudes
    - Pseudaletia unipuncta
     
  3. Larva of fungus gnat that feed on cereals and other grains; they march in large companies in regular order when the food is exhausted

Derived forms: army worms, armyworms

Type of: caterpillar, fungus gnat, noctuid, noctuid moth, owlet moth, sciara, sciarid

Part of: genus Pseudaletia, Pseudaletia

Encyclopedia: Armyworm