incurvariid

adjective
in·​cur·​var·​i·​id | \ ¦inˌkər¦va(a)rēə̇d \

Definition of incurvariid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the family Incurvariidae

incurvariid

noun
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plural -s

Definition of incurvariid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a moth of the family Incurvariidae

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Adjective

New Latin Incurvariidae

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“Incurvariid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incurvariid. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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