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trehala

[trih-hah-luh] /trɪˈhɑ lə/
noun
1.
an edible, sugary substance secreted by certain Asiatic beetles of the genus Larinus, forming their pupal covering.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < New Latin < Turkish tιgala < Persian tīghāl
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trehala

/trɪˈhɑːlə/
noun
1.
an edible sugary substance obtained from the pupal cocoon of an Asian weevil, Larinus maculatus
Word Origin
C19: from Turkish tīgāla, from Persian tīghāl
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