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 for Jointworm
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jointworm \Joint"worm`\, n. (Zool.)
     The larva of a small, hymenopterous fly ({Eurytoma hordei),
     which is found in gall-like swellings on the stalks of wheat,
     usually at or just above the first joint. In some parts of
     America it does great damage to the crop.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: larva of chalcid flies injurious to the straw of wheat and
           other grains [syn: strawworm, jointworm]

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