ole·​threu·​tid | \ ¦ō-lə-¦thrü-təd How to pronounce olethreutid (audio) \
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Definition of olethreutid

: a moth of the family Olethreutidae (now included in the family Tortricidae) : tortricid

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Other Words from olethreutid

olethreutid adjective

First Known Use of olethreutid

1919, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for olethreutid

New Latin Olethreutidae

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“Olethreutid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/olethreutid. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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