Definition of tortricid
: any of a family (Tortricidae) of small stout-bodied moths many of whose larvae feed in fruits
Origin and Etymology of tortricid
New Latin Tortricidae, from Tortric-, Tortrix
First Known Use: circa 1891
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up tortricid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).