Malacoderm
Malacoderm Mal"a*co*derm, n. [Gr. malako`s soft + ? skin.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a tribe of beetles ({Malacodermata}), with a soft and flexible body, as the fireflies. [1913 Webster]

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  • malacoderm — malacodérm adj. m., pl. malacodérmi; f. sg. malacodérmă, pl. malacodérme Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  MALACODÉRM, Ă adj. Care are pielea moale. [< fr. malacoderme …   Dicționar Român

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  • Malacodermata — Malacoderm Mal a*co*derm, n. [Gr. malako s soft + ? skin.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of a tribe of beetles ({Malacodermata}), with a soft and flexible body, as the fireflies. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • malacodermous — malacodermous, a. Nat. Hist. (mæləkəʊˈdɜːməs) [f. Gr. µαλακόδερµος soft skinned (f. µαλακός soft + δέρµα skin) + ous.] Soft skinned; = malacoderm A. in Mayne Expos. Lex.; and in recent Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

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