Meaning of Oriental fruit moth

O'rien'tal fruit' moth"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a moth, Grapholitha molesta, introduced into the U.S. from the Orient, the larvae of which infest and feed on the twigs and fruits of peach, plum, and related trees. Also called
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