Chilo

noun
Chi·​lo | \ˈkī(ˌ)lō\

Definition of Chilo 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a genus of small slender dull colored nocturnal moths (family Pyralidae or Crambidae) the larvae of which are borers in cereals and other grasses

chilo-

Definition of chilo- (Entry 2 of 2)

— see chil-

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History and Etymology for Chilo

Noun

New Latin, from Latin Chilo, a nickname, literally, having large lips, probably modification of Greek cheilos lip

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