leaf rollers and codling moths
Syn: ↑family Tortricidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑order Lepidoptera
Member Meronyms:

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\\tȯ(r).ˈtrisəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin Tortric-, Tortrix, type genus + -idae
: a family of small moths usually having a stout body, oblong lightly fringed wings, threadlike antennae, and a tuft of scales at the end of the abdomen, many of the larvae being leaf rollers and others living in various fruits and galls

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