plutella

noun
plu·tel·la | \plüˈtelə\

Definition of plutella 

1 capitalized : the type genus of Plutellidae

2 plural -s : any moth of the genus Plutella especially : cabbage moth

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History and Etymology for plutella

New Latin, perhaps from Greek ploutos wealth + New Latin -ella

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