cutworms; armyworms
Syn: ↑family Noctuidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑order Lepidoptera
Member Meronyms:

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\\näkˈtüəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Noctua, type genus + -idae
: a large nearly cosmopolitan family of medium-sized stout-bodied dull-colored night-flying moths with usually naked larvae that include many destructive agricultural pests (as the cutworms and armyworms) — see noctua, owlet moth; compare bollworm, cotton leafworm, dagger moth, underwing

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