Definitions

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  • n. Any of numerous species of small bark-boring beetles of Scolytus and allied genera.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any one of numerous species of small bark-boring beetles of the genus Scolytus and allied genera. Also used adjectively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of the coleopterous family Scolytidæ.
  • Having the characters of or belonging to the family Scolytidæ.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek to cut short.

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