cadelle
noun Etymology: French, from Occitan cadello, from Latin catella, feminine of catellus little dog, diminutive of catulus young animal Date: circa 1861 a small cosmopolitan black beetle (Tenebroides mauritanicus) destructive to stored grain

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  • cadelle — [kə del′] n. [Fr < Prov cadello < L catella, fem. of catellus, puppy, whelp < IE base * kat , to bear young > ON hathna, young goat] the larva or adult of a small, shiny, black beetle (Tenebroides mauritanicus) harmful to grain …   English World dictionary

  • cadelle — /keuh del /, n. a small, blackish beetle, Tenebroides mauritanicus, that feeds, as both larva and adult, on stored grain and on other insects. [1860 65; < F < Pr cadello < L catellus, catella puppy, equiv. to cat(ulus) young of an animal + ellus …   Universalium

  • cadelle — ca·delle …   English syllables

  • cadelle — ca•delle [[t]kəˈdɛl[/t]] n. ent a small black beetle, Tenebroides mauritanicus, that feeds on grain both as a larva and an adult • Etymology: 1860–65; < F < Oc cadello < L catella puppy …   From formal English to slang

  • cadelle — /kəˈdɛl/ (say kuh del) noun a small blackish beetle, Tenebrioides mauritanicus, all stages of which are commonly destructive to cereals. {French, from Provençal cadello, from Latin catellus, catella little animal} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cadelle — kəˈdel noun ( s) Etymology: French, from Provençal cadello, from Latin catella, feminine of catellus little dog, whelp; akin to Middle High German hatele goat, Old Norse hathna young she goat, Latin catulus young of an animal, Russian kotit sya… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cadelle beetle — noun A beetle, known as a common pest in storehouses and granaries throughout the world, Tenebroides mauritanicus …   Wiktionary

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