Anobiidae

plural noun An·o·bi·i·dae \ˌanəˈbīəˌdē\

Definition of Anobiidae

  1. :  a family of small hard-bodied beetles with 5-jointed tarsi and generally serrate clubbed antennae that feed on dry vegetable materials and include destructive pests of stored foods and tobacco — see drugstore beetle

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Origin and Etymology of anobiidae

New Latin, from Anobium, type genus + -idae


First Known Use: 1857


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