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fall cankerworm

fall can·ker·worm
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your advertise can be here

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl kang-ker-wurm]
    • /fɔl ˈkæŋ kərˌwɜrm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl kang-ker-wurm]
    • /fɔl ˈkæŋ kərˌwɜrm/

Definition of fall cankerworm words

  • noun fall cankerworm the striped, green caterpillar of any of several geometrid moths: a foliage pest of various fruit and shade trees, as Paleacrita vernata (spring cankerworm) and Alsophila pometaria (fall cankerworm) 1

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Origin of fall cankerworm

First appearance:

before 1520
One of the 28% oldest English words
First recorded in 1520-30; canker + worm

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Parts of speech for Fall cankerworm

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fall cankerworm popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 5% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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