from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The larva of various beetles of the genus Tenebrio that infest flour and other grain products and are often raised for bird feed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The larval stage of the mealworm beetle (Tenebrio molitor), a species of darkling beetle.

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

  • n. the larva of beetles of the family Tenebrionidae


meal +‎ worm (Wiktionary)



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