Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of weevils, typical of the family Attelabidæ.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • And of insects some are derived from insect congeners, as the venom-spider and the common-spider from the venom-spider and the common-spider, and so with the attelabus or locust, the acris or grasshopper, and the tettix or cicada.

    The History of Animals

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.