Trox

noun \ˈträks\

Definition of Trox

  1. :  a genus of medium-sized brownish beetles with large vertical mandibles including several typical skin beetles and others that feed on carrion or dung

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Origin and Etymology of trox

New Latin, from Greek trōx gnawer, from Greek trōgein to gnaw — more at terse


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