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Definition of the noun geometridae

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noun - plural: -

  1. measuring worms

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Google previewField Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland (2017)

Third Edition by Paul Waring, Martin Townsend

The Geometridae is a varied group, but most species have broad, rather triangular forewings and rather light, slender bodies, enabling lowenergy flight rather than power and speed. Probably as a consequence, only three species regularly ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Geometer Moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae), Figure 1 7 Examples of geometer moths (Geometridae): top left, (subfamily Ennominae), Macaria monticolaria ( Leech) from Taiwan; top right, Nacophora quernaria (J. E. Smith) from Florida, USA; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

GEOMETERS See Geometridae. GEOMETRID Adj. Measuring Worm. Larvae of Species assigned to Family Geometridae. Name Measuring Worm derived from characteristic manner of walking in which a geometrid larva elevates middle ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Geometridae (geometers, loopers, earth measurers, inch worms, carpet moths, waves, pugs; subclass *Pterygota, order *Lepidoptera) Huge family of small to mediumsized, often cryptically coloured moths, with a slender body and relatively ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

The Zerenidae as a subfamily of Geometridae. zero (zé'rö), n. [K F. céro, K It. Sp. zero, contr. of ozofro, zifro, KAr, sifr, cipher: ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ...

Geometers (Geometridae), a family of moths of which the adults are in some cases known as, carpet moths, while the caterpillars are known as loopers, inchworms, measuring-worms, or geometers. The Geometridae are remarkable in that the ...

Google previewThe Metallic Mìgmaq-English Reference Dictionary (2005)

by Emmanuel N. Metallic, Danielle E. Cyr, Alexandre Sévigny, Presses de l'Université Laval

luit, family Geometridae.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Gelechiidae, Geometridae, Glyphipterygidae, Lycaenidae, Lyonetiidae, Nepticulidae, Noctuidae, Nymphalidae,Pieridae, andTortricidae have beenfound tobe endemic topristine or nearly pristine peatbogs of central Europe. The distribution ...

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (2005)

by Webster's New World Dictionary, Editors Of Webster's II Dictionaries

Geometridae. family name < Lat. geometres, geometer < Gk. geometres < geometrein, to measure land. — see C.KOMETRY.] A moth of the family Geometridae, having caterpillars that move by looping the body in alternate contractions and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

Moma alpium has cryptK coloration, the mottled wings Wending m with its woodland habitat Family Geometridae Known as geometer, looper. or mchworm moths, the members of this family tend to be small with slender bodies The larvae , ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

from modern Latin Geometridae (plural), from the genus name Geometra, from Greek geo ̄metre ̄s (see GEOMETER). geometry /dʒɪˈɒmɪtri/ 7noun (pl. geometries) [mass noun] the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties ...

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Scrabble value of G2E1O1M3E1T1R1I1D2A1E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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