Fireworm
Fireworm Fire"worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The larva of a small tortricid moth which eats the leaves of the cranberry, so that the vines look as if burned; -- called also {cranberry worm}. [1913 Webster]

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  • fireworm — /fuyeur werrm /, n. 1. the larva of any of several moths, as Rhopobota naevana (black headed fireworm), which feeds on the leaves of cranberries and causes them to wither. 2. glowworm. [1560 70; FIRE + WORM] * * * ▪ polychaete       any of… …   Universalium

  • fireworm — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : the larva of various small tortricid moths that eats the leaves of the cranberry giving the vines a scorched look 2. : glowworm * * * /fuyeur werrm /, n. 1. the larva of any of several moths, as Rhopobota naevana (black… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fireworm — noun The larva of a small tortricid moth that feeds on cranberry leaves, giving the plant a burnt look; the cranberry worm …   Wiktionary

  • Bearded fireworm — Taxobox name = Bearded fireworm image width = 250px image caption = Bearded Fireworm regnum = Animalia phylum = Annelida classis = Polychaeta order = Amphinomida familia = Amphinomidae genus = Hermodice species = H. carunculata binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • black-headed fireworm — /blak hed id/. See under fireworm (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

  • black-headed fireworm — /blak hed id/. See under fireworm (def. 1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cranberry worm — Fireworm Fire worm , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The larva of a small tortricid moth which eats the leaves of the cranberry, so that the vines look as if burned; called also {cranberry worm}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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