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trichogramma wasp

noun trich·o·gram·ma wasp \ˌtri-kə-ˈgra-mə-\

Definition of TRICHOGRAMMA WASP

:  any of a genus (Trichogramma) of minute chalcid wasps that are parasitic as larvae in the eggs of other insects and are used in the biological control of lepidopteran pests
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Origin of TRICHOGRAMMA WASP

New Latin, from trich- + Greek gramma letter, small weight — more at gram
First Known Use: 1972

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