cadelle

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noun ca·delle \kə-ˈdel\

Definition of cadelle

  1. :  a small cosmopolitan black beetle (Tenebroides mauritanicus) destructive to stored grain

Origin and Etymology of cadelle

French, from Occitan cadello, from Latin catella, feminine of catellus little dog, diminutive of catulus young animal


First Known Use: 1850

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