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pale' west'ern cut'worm




the larva of a noctuid moth, Agrotis orthogonia, of the western U.S. and Canada, that seriously damages grains, beets, potatoes, alfalfa, etc., by feeding underground on roots and stems.

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

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