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can•ker•worm



Pronunciation: (kang'kur-wûrm"), [key]
n.
the striped, green caterpillar of any of several geometrid moths: a foliage pest of various fruit and shade trees, as Paleacrita vernata (spring cankerworm) and Alsophila pometaria (fall cankerworm). See illus. under geometrid.

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