Meaning of southern cornstalk borer

south'ern corn'stalk bor"er

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the larva of a grass moth, Diatraea crambidoides, occurring in the southeastern U.S. from Maryland to Georgia, that is sometimes a serious pest, esp. of corn.
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