: a genus of subsocial burrowing cockroaches

Word History


New Latin, from pan- + Greek esthein to eat + New Latin -ia; akin to Greek (Homeric) edmenai to eat; from the characteristic of biting off each other's wings

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“Panesthia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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