noun par·la·to·ria \ˌpärləˈtōrēə, -tȯr-\

Definition of parlatoria

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of armored scales distinguished by the presence of very large second exuviae that are widespread in warm regions and include several economically important pests of cultivated plants

  2. 2 plural -s :  a scale of the genus Parlatoria

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Origin and Etymology of parlatoria

New Latin, from Filippo Parlatore †1877 Italian botanist + New Latin -ia

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