genus Acanthoscelides

noun
a genus of Bruchidae
Syn: ↑Acanthoscelides
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Bruchidae, ↑family Bruchidae
Member Meronyms: ↑bean weevil, ↑Acanthoscelides obtectus

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  • Acanthoscelides — noun a genus of Bruchidae • Syn: ↑genus Acanthoscelides • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Bruchidae, ↑family Bruchidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acanthoscelides obtectus — noun larvae live in and feed on growing or stored beans • Syn: ↑bean weevil • Hypernyms: ↑seed beetle, ↑seed weevil • Member Holonyms: ↑Acanthoscelides, ↑genus Acanthoscelides …   Useful english dictionary

  • arthropod genus — noun a genus of arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangium, ↑genus Phalangium, ↑Chelifer, ↑genus Chelifer, ↑Mastigoproctus, ↑genus Mastigoproctus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bean weevil — noun larvae live in and feed on growing or stored beans • Syn: ↑Acanthoscelides obtectus • Hypernyms: ↑seed beetle, ↑seed weevil • Member Holonyms: ↑Acanthoscelides, ↑genus Acanthoscelides * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bruchidae — noun seed beetles • Syn: ↑family Bruchidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Coleoptera, ↑order Coleoptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Bruchidae — noun seed beetles • Syn: ↑Bruchidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Coleoptera, ↑order Coleoptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • coleopteran — /koh lee op teuhr euhn, kol ee /, adj. 1. belonging or pertaining to the order Coleoptera. n. 2. a beetle. [1840 50; COLEOPTER(A) + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction   any member of the insect order Coleoptera, consisting of the beetles and weevils …   Universalium

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