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Jointworm

Jointworm Meaning & Definition
Jointworm Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Jointworm?

[n] larva of chalcid flies injurious to the straw of wheat and other grains

Synonyms | Synonyms for Jointworm: strawworm

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See Also | Chalcidae | Chalcididae | family Chalcidae | family Chalcididae | larva

Jointworm In Webster's Dictionary

\Joint"worm`\, n. (Zo["o]l.) The larva of a small, hymenopterous fly ({Eurytoma hordei}), which is found in gall-like swellings on the stalks of wheat, usually at or just above the first joint. In some parts of America it does great damage to the crop.

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