from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In entomology:
  • n. A series of securiferous hymenopterous insects, including the saw-flies or Tenthredinidæ.
  • n. A section of lamellicorn beetles which are leaf-eaters, as the chafers, conterminous with Macleay's two families Anoplognathidæ and Mclolontlhidæ. Latreille. Also Phyllophagi.
  • n. In mammalogy, a group of edentates corresponding to the Bradypoda, or sloths.


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