gelechiid: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: ( ju-lek'ē-id), [key]
— n.
  1. any of numerous small moths of the family Gelechiidae, including many crop pests, as the Angoumois grain moth and potato tuberworm.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the gelechiids.
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