noun Teg·e·tic·u·la \ˌtejəˈtikyələ\

Definition of Tegeticula

  1. :  a genus of moths (family Tineidae) that includes the yucca moth

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Origin and Etymology of tegeticula

New Latin, from Latin, little mat, diminutive of teget-, teges covering, mat, from tegere to cover — more at thatch

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to cast off or become cast off

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