Bucculatrix

noun
Buc·​cu·​la·​trix | \ ˌbəkyəˈlā‧triks\

Definition of Bucculatrix

: a genus of small moths (family Lyonetiidae) having larvae that feed in or on leaves and spin fusiform ribbed cocoons — see apple bucculatrix

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Bucculatrix

New Latin, from Latin buccula + -trix

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Bucculatrix

Share Bucculatrix

Dictionary Entries near Bucculatrix

Bucconidae

buccra

buccula

Bucculatrix

Bucellas

Bucephala

Bucephalidae

Statistics for Bucculatrix

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Bucculatrix

What made you want to look up Bucculatrix? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

irregularly rounded

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What did you just call me?! A Quiz

  • rows-of-various-emoji
  • If a member of the audience describes your speech as bombastic, does that person mean it is:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!