from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of bark-beetles, typical of the family Scolytidæ, having the ventral surface of the body flattened or concave. The species are mainly European and North American. S. rugulosus is the so-called pear-blight beetle.

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  • noun type genus of the Scolytidae comprising numerous small bark beetles


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