Crambus

noun
Cram·​bus | \ ˈkrambəs \

Definition of Crambus

: a genus of small moths (family Pyralidae or Crambidae) that have fringed hindwings and include several economic pests with larvae that are webworms

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History and Etymology for Crambus

New Latin, from Late Greek krambos dry, withered

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“Crambus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Crambus. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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