n. tune or melody or song that gets stuck in a person's mind and the person repeats it over and over in his/her head; moth larva that eats corn

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  • corn earworm — ☆ corn earworm [ir′wʉrm΄ ] n. the larva of a noctuid moth (Heliothis zea), that feeds on corn ears and other crops …   English World dictionary

  • corn earworm — noun Date: 1802 a noctuid moth (Helicoverpa zea syn. Heliothis zea) whose large striped yellow headed larva is especially destructive to Indian corn, tomatoes, tobacco, and cotton bolls …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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