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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a small grey moth whose larvae live in apples and English walnuts;
[syn: codling moth, codlin moth, Carpocapsa pomonella]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Codlin \Cod"lin\, Codling \Cod"ling\, n. [Cf. AS. cod[ae]ppel a quince.] (a) An apple fit to stew or coddle. (b) An immature apple. [1913 Webster] A codling when 't is almost an apple. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Codling moth (Zool.), a small moth (Carpocapsa Pomonella), which in the larval state (known as the apple worm) lives in apples, often doing great damage to the crop. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

codling moth n 1: a small grey moth whose larvae live in apples and English walnuts [syn: codling moth, codlin moth, Carpocapsa pomonella]