Archips

noun
Ar·​chips | \ ˈärˌkips \

Definition of Archips

: a large genus of tortricid moths including a number with larvae that are serious pests of economically important plants, feeding on and webbing the leaves and causing defoliation — compare ugly-nest caterpillar

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History and Etymology for Archips

New Latin, from archi- + Greek ips woodworm

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“Archips.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Archips. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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