Cossus

noun
Cos·sus | \ˈkäsəs\

Definition of Cossus 

: the type genus of Cossidae including a number of moths the larvae of which were once highly esteemed as food and are still eaten by Australian aborigines — see witchetty grub

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History and Etymology for Cossus

New Latin, from Latin, a kind of larva under the bark of trees; perhaps akin to Greek skedannynai to scatter

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