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cadelle

[kuh-del] /kəˈdɛl/
noun
1.
a small, blackish beetle, Tenebroides mauritanicus, that feeds, as both larva and adult, on stored grain and on other insects.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < French < Provençal cadello < Latin catellus, catella puppy, equivalent to cat(ulus) young of an animal + -ellus, -ella diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for cadelle

cadelle

/kəˈdɛl/
noun
1.
a widely distributed beetle, Tenebroides mauritanicus, that feeds on flour, grain, and other stored foods, as well as on other insects: family Trogositidae
Word Origin
French, from Provençal cadello, from Latin catellus a little dog
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