angoumois moth

Angoumois moth

An`gou`mois" moth"\ (?; 115). [So named from Angoumois in France.] (Zo["o]l.) A small moth (Gelechia cerealella) which is very destructive to wheat and other grain. The larva eats out the interior of the grain, leaving only the shell.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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