gracilariid
gracilariid gracilariid n. Any of several small dull or metallic-colored tineoid moths whose larvae mine in plant leaves; a member of the {Gracilariidae}.

Syn: gracilariid moth. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • gracilariid — noun small dull or metallic colored tineoid moths whose larvae mine in plant leaves • Syn: ↑gracilariid moth • Hypernyms: ↑tineoid, ↑tineoid moth * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷rēə̇d adjective Etymology: New Latin …   Useful english dictionary

  • gracilariid — grac·i·lar·i·id …   English syllables

  • gracilariid moth — noun small dull or metallic colored tineoid moths whose larvae mine in plant leaves • Syn: ↑gracilariid • Hypernyms: ↑tineoid, ↑tineoid moth …   Useful english dictionary

  • tineoid — noun small dull colored moth with chewing mouthparts • Syn: ↑tineoid moth • Hypernyms: ↑moth • Hyponyms: ↑tineid, ↑tineid moth, ↑gracilariid, ↑gracilariid moth …   Useful english dictionary

  • tineoid moth — noun small dull colored moth with chewing mouthparts • Syn: ↑tineoid • Hypernyms: ↑moth • Hyponyms: ↑tineid, ↑tineid moth, ↑gracilariid, ↑gracilariid moth …   Useful english dictionary

  • lilac leaf miner — noun : the larva of a minute gracilariid moth (Gracilaria syringella) that mines and rolls the leaves of the lilac …   Useful english dictionary

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