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Related to family Noctuidae: owlet moth
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|Noun||1.||family Noctuidae - cutworms; armyworms|
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
noctuid, noctuid moth, owlet moth - usually dull-colored medium-sized nocturnal moth; the usually smooth-bodied larvae are destructive agricultural pests
cutworm - North American moth whose larvae feed on young plant stems cutting them off at the ground
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