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Pronunciation: ( joint'wûrm"), [key]
n.
the larva of any of several chalcid flies of the family Eurytomidae, esp. of the genus Harmolita, that feeds within the stems of grasses, often causing a gall near the first joint. Also called strawworm.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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