Gnorimoschema

noun Gno·ri·mo·sche·ma \ˌnōrəmōˈskēmə\

Definition of Gnorimoschema

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of gnorimoschema

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


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