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grub

(grŭb),
Wormlike larva or maggot of certain insects, particularly in the orders Coleoptera, Diptera, and Hymenoptera, and the genus Hypoderma.

grub

(grŭb)
n.
The thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects.

grub′ber n.

grub

an insect larva lacking legs; a maggot.

grub

maggot-like or caterpillar-like insect larva; said of beetles and flies, most properly of beetles.

black grub
metacercariae of digenetic flukes in the skin and/or musculature of finfish.
cattle grub
head grub
see oestrusovis.
torsalo grub
dermatobiahominis.
white grub
metacercariae of digenetic flukes in the skin and/or musculature of finfish.
yellow grub
metacercariae of digenetic flukes in skin and/or musculature of finfish.
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As for grubbing up, the report argued for EU member states to have tough powers to resist calls from Brussels for such production reduction.
However, the European Commission's agriculture deputy director general Lars Hoelgaard argued that the Commission's offer of subsidised grubbing up offered vintners the chance to leave the wine market before major liberalisation.