Adjective "armyworm" definition and examples

(Armyworm may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

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Definitions and examples

noun

Any of a number of insect larvae which occur in destructive swarms.
  1. 'We controlled army worms by doing a two-ring perimeter around the fairway instead of spraying the whole fairway.'
  2. 'They are studying which plants a beet army worm prefers for egg laying.'

More definitions

1. the caterpillar of a noctuid moth, Pseudaletia unipuncta, that often travels in large numbers over a region, destroying crops of wheat, corn, etc.

2. any of the larvae of several related moths having similar habits.

More examples(as adjective)

"populations can be armyworm."

"infestations can be armyworm."