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cabbage looper

cab·bage loop·er
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kab-ij loo-per]
    • /ˈkæb ɪdʒ ˈlu pər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kab-ij loo-per]
    • /ˈkæb ɪdʒ ˈlu pər/

Definitions of cabbage looper words

  • noun cabbage looper the larva of a noctuid moth, Trichoplusia ni, common throughout the U.S. and Canada, that feeds on a wide variety of vegetable crops, especially cabbage and lettuce. 1
  • noun cabbage looper Trichoplusia ni, a noctuid moth. 0

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Origin of cabbage looper

First appearance:

before 1900
One of the 17% newest English words
First recorded in 1900-05

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Parts of speech for Cabbage looper

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cabbage looper popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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