Adjective "Armyworms" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Armyworms


    Definition:

    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.

    Origin:
    armyworm

    Examples:

    "thresholds can be armyworms."

    "damages can be armyworms."