trehala

noun tre·ha·la \trə̇ˈhälə\

Definition of trehala

plural

-s

  1. :  a sweet edible substance constituting the pupal covering of an Asiatic beetle (probably Larinus maculatus)

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Origin and Etymology of trehala

probably from French tréhala, from Turkish tıgala, from Persian tīghāl


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