Pantomorus

noun

Pan·​to·​mo·​rus
ˌpantəˈmōrəs
: a genus of weevils containing several (as the white-fringed beetle) that are important plant pests especially in the southern U.S.

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek pantomōros gluttonous, literally, all-sluggish, from pant- + mōros dull, sluggish, stupid

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“Pantomorus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pantomorus. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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