from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any member of the Gelechiidae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a small slender-winged moth whose larvae are agricultural pests.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the Gelechiid√¶.
  • Of or belonging to the lepidopterous family Gelechiid√¶.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small slender-winged moths whose larvae are agricultural pests


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