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tomato hornworm

noun
1.
the larva of a hawk moth, Manduca quinquemaculata, having a black, hornlike structure at the rear, that feeds on the leaves of tomato, potato, and other plants of the nightshade family.
Also called potato worm.
Origin of tomato hornworm
1920-1925
1920-25
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