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  • n. Alternative spelling of leaf roller.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See leaf roller in the vocabulary.
  • n. The larva of any tortricid moth which makes a nest by rolling up the leaves of plants and tying the leaves with spun silk; aalso, the moth itself. See tortrix.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of several different moths, as tortricids, whose larvæ roll leaves into cases for themselves.

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

  • n. moth whose larvae form nests by rolling and tying leaves with spun silk
  • n. moth whose larvae form nests by rolling and tying leaves with spun silk


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