Gnorimoschema

noun

Gno·​ri·​mo·​sche·​ma
ˌnōrəmōˈskēmə
: a genus of small dull narrow-winged moths related to the pink bollworm and including larvae that cause galls in plants, others that are leaf miners, and still others that are borers see potato tuberworm

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from gnorimo- (from Greek gnōrimos well known) + Latin schema shape, form; akin to Greek gignōskein to know

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“Gnorimoschema.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gnorimoschema. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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