noun Ep·i·trix \ˈepəˌtriks\

Definition of Epitrix

  1. :  a widely distributed genus of flea beetles including pests of various cultivated plants and some that are vectors of virus diseases — see potato flea beetle, tuber flea beetle

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Origin and Etymology of epitrix

New Latin, from epi- + -trix (from Greek thrix hair) — more at trich-

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to cast off or become cast off

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