follow Dictionary.com

Denotation vs. Connotation

webworm

[web-wurm] /ˈwɛbˌwɜrm/
noun
1.
the larva of any of several moths, as Hyphantria cunea (fall webworm) or Loxostege similalis (garden webworm) which spins a web over the foliage on which it feeds.
Origin of webworm
1790-1800
1790-1800, Americanism; web + worm
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for webworm
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for webworm

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for webworm

17
19
Scrabble Words With Friends