apple midge

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apple midge (plural apple midges)

  1. (obsolete) A small dipterous insect (Lycoriella ingenua), the larva of which bores in apples.
  2. Any midge whose larvae cause damage to apples.


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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for apple midge in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)