tobacco-beetle love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cosmopolitan ptinid beetle, Lasioderma serricorne, which lives in all stages in many pungent spices and drugs, and is so fond of stored or manufactured tobacco as to become a pest in many manufactories and warehouses in the United States. Also called cigarette-beetle.


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