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grub in Insects topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgrubgrub1 /ɡrʌb/ noun  1 [uncountable] informalDF food Let’s get some grub.2 [countable]HBI an insect when it is in the form of a small soft white worm
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grubI mean, cripes, they had really bad grub.The next morning all five grubs were solidly frozen, unlike when I had first found them.You can get good grub for less than $10 a person.But everyone seems to agree that a diet of restaurant grub can't be all that good for you somehow.Different kinds of wasps will then come to lay their eggs on the grubs, and woodpeckers will later feast on both.Where's the grub? I'm starving.The mite is just visible to the naked eye and feeds on honey bees and their grubs by sucking their body fluids.They will come flying up against the wind and lay their eggs, which will soon turn into white grubs.This will expose over-wintering grubs to frost and also birds seeking food.