disparlure

noun dis·par·lure \ˈdispärˌlu̇(ə)r\

Definition of disparlure

  1. :  a pheromone C19H38O produced by female gypsy moths that has been made synthetically and used to attract males to traps

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Origin and Etymology of disparlure

New Latin dispar (specific epithet of Porthetria dispar, the gypsy moth) + English lure


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