Papaipema

noun Pa·pai·pe·ma \pəˌpīˈpēmə\

Definition of Papaipema

  1. :  a genus of noctuid moths containing several that are pests on corn and other plants in parts of North America

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Origin and Etymology of papaipema

New Latin, probably from Greek papai, exclamation of suffering + pēma suffering, calamity


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