Ano·​bi·​um | \ əˈnōbēəm \

Definition of Anobium

: a genus (the type of the family Anobiidae) of small beetles including a number of forms that bore in dry wood — compare furniture beetle, powder-post beetle

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First Known Use of Anobium

1806, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Anobium

New Latin, from ano- entry 1 + -bium

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“Anobium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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