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o•le•threu•tid



Pronunciation: (ō"lu-thrOO'tid), [key]
n.
any of numerous brown or gray moths of the family Olethreutidae having mottled or banded wings and forewings, each with a truncated tip, including many crop pests, as the codling moth or oriental fruit moth.

adj.
belonging or pertaining to the family Olethreutidae.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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