Anthrenus
Anthrenus An*thre"nus ([a^]n*thr[=e]"n[u^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'anqrh`nh a hornet.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of small beetles, several of which, in the larval state, are very destructive to woolen goods, fur, etc. The common ``museum pest'' is {Anthrenus varius}; the carpet beetle is {Anthrenus scrophulari[ae]}. The larv[ae] are commonly confounded with moths. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • anthrenus — an·thre·nus …   English syllables

  • anthrenus — anˈthrēnəs noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, irregular from Greek anthrēnē hornet, wasp more at atheroma : a genus of small beetles (family Dermestidae) having hairy larvae very destructive to woolen goods, fur, or other organic… …   Useful english dictionary

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