Harmolita

noun
Har·​mol·​i·​ta | \ härˈmälətə \

Definition of Harmolita

: a genus of chalcid flies (family Eurytomidae) including numerous forms with larvae that feed in the stems of cereal grasses and weaken and distort them — see wheat jointworm

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“Harmolita.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Harmolita. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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