Coleophora

noun
Co·​le·​oph·​o·​ra | \ -ˈäf(ə)rə \

Definition of Coleophora

: a genus (the type of the family Coleophoridae) of small moths comprising the casebearer moths

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Other Words from Coleophora

coleophorid \ -​rə̇d , -​ˌrid \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Coleophora

New Latin, from cole- + -phora

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“Coleophora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Coleophora. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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