apple maggot(redirected from Railroad-worm)
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(Animals) a fruit fly, Rhagoletis pomonella, the larvae of which bore into and feed on the fruit of apple trees: family Trypetidae
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the larva of a fruit fly, Rhagoletis pomonella, that is a serious pest of apples.
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