Carpocapsa

noun
codling moths
Syn: ↑genus Carpocapsa
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Tortricidae, ↑family Tortricidae
Member Meronyms: ↑codling moth, ↑codlin moth, ↑Carpocapsa pomonella

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈkapsə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from carp- (I) + -capsa (modification of Greek kapsis act of gulping down, from kaptein to gulp down) — more at capsidae
: a genus of moths (family Tortricidae) including the codling moth

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • carpocapsă — CARPOCÁPSĂ, carpocapse, s.f. Insectă care trăieşte pe arborii fructiferi. – Din fr. carpocapse. Trimis de valeriu, 11.02.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  carpocápsă s. f., g. d. art. carpocápsei; pl. carpocápse Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar …   Dicționar Român

  • Carpocapsa — Carpocapsa, Schmetterlingsgattung, zur Familie der Wickler (Ordn. Nachtfalter), von düsteren Farben, metallschimmernden Querlinien auf den breiten Vorderflügeln, am äußersten Ende des Innenrandes ein der Länge nach gestreiftes Schild; die Raupe… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Carpocapsa — Carpocapsa, s. Wickler …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • carpocapsa — car·po·cà·psa s.f. OB TS entom. piccola farfalla del genere Carpocapsa | con iniz. maiusc., genere della famiglia dei Tortricidi, cui appartengono specie dannose a piante e frutti {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1875. ETIMO: dal lat. scient. Carpocapsa …   Dizionario italiano

  • Carpocapsa — Carpocapse Nom vernaculaire ou nom normalisé ambigu : Le terme « Carpocapse » s applique, en français, à plusieurs taxons distincts. Carpocapse …   Wikipédia en Français

  • carpocapsa — pl.f. carpocapse …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • carpocapsa — car·po·cap·sa …   English syllables

  • Carpocapsa pomonella — noun a small grey moth whose larvae live in apples and English walnuts • Syn: ↑codling moth, ↑codlin moth • Hypernyms: ↑tortricid, ↑tortricid moth • Member Holonyms: ↑Carpocapsa, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carpocapsa pomonella — Apple Ap ple ([a^]p p l), n. [OE. appel, eppel, AS. [ae]ppel, [ae]pl; akin to Fries. & D. appel, OHG, aphul, aphol, G. apfel, Icel. epli, Sw. [ a]ple, Dan. [ae]ble, Gael. ubhall, W. afal, Arm. aval, Lith. ob[*u]lys, Russ. iabloko; of unknown… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carpocapsa Pomonella — Codlin Cod lin, Codling Cod ling, n. [Cf. AS. cod[ae]ppel a quince.] (a) An apple fit to stew or coddle. (b) An immature apple. [1913 Webster] A codling when t is almost an apple. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Codling moth} (Zo[ o]l.), a small moth… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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