ole·​threu·​tid ¦ō-lə-¦thrü-təd How to pronounce olethreutid (audio)
plural -s
: a moth of the family Olethreutidae (now included in the family Tortricidae) : tortricid
olethreutid adjective

Word History


New Latin Olethreutidae

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of olethreutid was in 1919

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“Olethreutid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/olethreutid. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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