Larinus maculatus
Trehala Tre*ha"la, n. (Chem.) An amorphous variety of manna obtained from the nests and cocoons of a Syrian coleopterous insect ({Larinus maculatus}, {Larinus nidificans}, etc.) which feeds on the foliage of a variety of thistle. It is used as an article of food, and is called also {nest sugar}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Larinus nidificans — Trehala Tre*ha la, n. (Chem.) An amorphous variety of manna obtained from the nests and cocoons of a Syrian coleopterous insect ({Larinus maculatus}, {Larinus nidificans}, etc.) which feeds on the foliage of a variety of thistle. It is used as an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nest sugar — Trehala Tre*ha la, n. (Chem.) An amorphous variety of manna obtained from the nests and cocoons of a Syrian coleopterous insect ({Larinus maculatus}, {Larinus nidificans}, etc.) which feeds on the foliage of a variety of thistle. It is used as an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trehala — Tre*ha la, n. (Chem.) An amorphous variety of manna obtained from the nests and cocoons of a Syrian coleopterous insect ({Larinus maculatus}, {Larinus nidificans}, etc.) which feeds on the foliage of a variety of thistle. It is used as an article …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trehala — noun Manna from the cocoons of the insects Larinus maculatus and Larinus nidificans. Syn: nest sugar …   Wiktionary

  • Mykose — (Trehalose) C12H22O11+2HO2, eine Zuckerart, findet sich in einigen Pilzen, z. B. im Steinpilz (Boletus edulis), im Mutterkorn und in der orientalischen Trehalamanna, den hohlen Kokons eines syrischen Käfers, Larinus maculatus, kristallisiert… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • trehala — A saccharine substance containing trehalose and resembling manna, excreted by a parasitic beetle, Larinus maculatus. [Fr., fr. Turk. tigala, fr. Pers. tighal] …   Medical dictionary

  • Trehalose — Tre|ha|lo|se [nlat. trehala (türkisch ti̅qa̅lah) = aus Kokons eines in Kleinasien heimischen Käfers Larinus maculatus gewonnene Süßigkeit; ↑ ose (1)], die; , n; Syn.: Mycose: aus Pilzen, Hefe u. a. niederen Pflanzen isolierbares krist.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • trehala — trə̇ˈhälə noun ( s) Etymology: probably from French tréhala, from Turkish tıgala, from Persian tīghāl : a sweet edible substance constituting the pupal covering of an Asiatic beetle (prob. Larinus maculatus) …   Useful english dictionary

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