Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek to cut short.

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