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Oriental fruit moth

noun
1.
a moth, Grapholitha molesta, introduced into the U.S. from the Orient, the larvae of which infest and feed on the twigs and fruits of peach, plum, and related trees.
Also called peach moth.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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