blacklight trap

noun
black·​light trap | \ ˈblak-ˌlīt- How to pronounce blacklight trap (audio) \

Definition of blacklight trap

: a trap for insects that uses a form of black light perceptible to particular insects as an attractant

First Known Use of blacklight trap

1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Blacklight trap.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blacklight%20trap. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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