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Noun: Manduca sexta
  1. Large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tobacco and related plants; similar to tomato hornworm
    - tobacco hornworm, tomato worm
  2. Moth whose larvae are tobacco hornworms

Type of: caterpillar, hawk moth, hawkmoth, hummingbird moth, sphingid, sphinx moth

Part of: genus Manduca, Manduca

Encyclopedia: Manduca sexta