khapra beetle

noun khap·ra beetle \ ˈka-prə- , ˈkä- \

Definition of khapra beetle

:a dermestid beetle (Trogoderma granarium) that is native to the Indian subcontinent and is now a serious pest of stored grain in most parts of the world

Origin and Etymology of khapra beetle

Hindi & Urdu khaprā, literally, destroyer


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