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microlepidoptera

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noun plural mi·cro·lep·i·dop·tera \ˌmī-krō-ˌle-pə-ˈdäp-tə-rə\

Definition of microlepidoptera

  1. :  lepidopterous insects (as tortricids) that belong to families of minute or medium-sized moths

microlepidopterous play \-tə-rəs\ adjective


Origin of microlepidoptera

New Latin


First Known Use: 1852


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