Gnorimoschema

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

Definition of Gnorimoschema

: 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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History and Etymology for Gnorimoschema

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

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