Meaning of pyralid


Pronunciation: (pir'u-lid), [key]
— n.
  1. any of numerous slender-bodied moths of the family Pyralidae, having elongated triangular forewings, and in the larval phase including many crop pests.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Pyralidae.
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