tremex

noun tre·mex \ˈtrēˌmeks\

Definition of tremex

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of wood wasps (family Siricidae) with larvae that bore in weakened or dead wood of trees

  2. 2 plural -es :  any wood wasp of the genus Tremex

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Origin and Etymology of tremex

New Latin, probably from Greek trēma hole + -ex (as in Sirex)


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