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beet' ar"myworm




the caterpillar of a noctuid moth, Laphygma exigua, a pest of beets, asparagus, corn, cotton, peas, and peppers. Also called asparagus fern caterpillar.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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