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cadelle

cadelle

noun ca·delle \kə-ˈdel\

Definition of CADELLE

:  a small cosmopolitan black beetle (Tenebroides mauritanicus) destructive to stored grain

Origin of CADELLE

French, from Occitan cadello, from Latin catella, feminine of catellus little dog, diminutive of catulus young animal
First Known Use: circa 1861

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