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 for Codling moth
From 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]

From 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]

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