Pissodes

noun

Pis·​so·​des
pə̇ˈsō(ˌ)dēz
: a holarctic genus of small weevils that feed on coniferous trees see white pine weevil

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek pissa pitch + New Latin -odes

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“Pissodes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pissodes. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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