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

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History and Etymology for Bucculatrix

New Latin, from Latin buccula + -trix

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“Bucculatrix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bucculatrix. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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