Cactus-moth

cactus moth

noun
a moth, Cactoblastis cactorum, native to South America and introduced into Australia to control prickly pear cactus, on which the larvae feed.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To cactus-moth
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: cactus-geranium
Next Definition: cactus-pear
Words Near: cactus-moth
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for cactus-moth
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing cactus-moth
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature