(-w?rm`), n. (Zol.) A caterpillar which at night eats off young plants of cabbage, corn, etc., usually at the ground. Some kinds ascend fruit trees and eat off the flower buds. During the day, they conceal themselves in the earth. The common cutworms are the larv of various species of Agrotis and related genera of noctuid moths.
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(k?-w?t"), n. [F., dim. of cuve a tub.]
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1. A pot, bucket, or basin, in which molten plate glass is carried from the melting pot to the casting table.
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2. (Fort.) A cunette.

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(s`v"), n. Same as curriculum vitae; -- a commonly used initialism. [initialism]


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