mealworm

  • 1 mealworm — [mēl′wʉrm΄] n. the wormlike larva of any of a genus (Tenebrio) of darkling beetles, which destroys flour, meal, etc …

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  • 2 Mealworm — Beetle Scientific classification …

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  • 3 mealworm — noun Date: 1658 the larva of a darkling beetle (especially genus Tenebrio) that infests grain products but is often raised as food for insectivorous animals, for laboratory use, or as fishing bait …

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  • 4 mealworm — /meel werrm /, n. the larva of any of several darkling beetles of the genus Tenebrio, which infests granaries and is used as food for birds and animals. [1650 60; MEAL2 + WORM] * * * …

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  • 5 mealworm — noun A larva of the darkling beetle Tenebrio molitor …

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  • 6 mealworm — meal·worm (mēlґwərm) 1. the larva of any of various grain beetles of the genus Tenebrio, which eat and contaminate grain products such as flour and are also raised as food for insectivorous domestic animals such as birds. Spelled also… …

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  • 7 mealworm — mɪːlwÉœrm / wɜːm n. larva of various species of beetles (used as food for birds and animals) …

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  • 8 mealworm — noun the larva of the meal beetle, used as food for cage birds and other insectivorous animals …

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  • 9 mealworm — meal•worm [[t]ˈmilˌwɜrm[/t]] n. ent the larva of any of several darkling beetles of the genus Tenebrio, that infests granaries and is used as food for birds and animals • Etymology: 1650–60 …

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  • 10 mealworm — /ˈmilwɜm/ (say meelwerm) noun the larva of the beetle Tenebrio molitor, which infests granaries, and is cultivated in great numbers as food for birds and animals …

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  • 11 mealworm — noun the larva of beetles of the family Tenebrionidae • Hypernyms: ↑larva • Member Holonyms: ↑Tenebrionidae, ↑family Tenebrionidae …

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  • 12 Giant mealworm — can refer to:* Tenebrio molitor larvae which have been grown to a large size by being hormonally treated to delay pupation * Zophobas morio larvae which naturally grow to a large size …

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  • 13 yellow mealworm — noun : a mealworm that is the larva of a beetle (Tenebrio molitor) …

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  • 14 meal worm — mealworm …

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  • 15 List of beetle species recorded in Britain - superfamily Tenebrionoidea — The following is a list of beetle species of the superfamily Tenebrionoidea recorded in Britain. For other beetle species, see List of beetle species recorded in Britain. Family Mycetophagidae * Pseudotriphyllus suturalis * Triphyllus bicolor *… …

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  • 16 Zophobas morio — Taxobox name = Zophobas morio image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Coleoptera familia = Tenebrionidae genus = Zophobas species = Z. morio binomial = Zophobas morio binomial authority = Fabricius, 1776 …

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  • 17 List of Dirty Jobs episodes — Dirty Jobs is a program on the Discovery Channel, produced by Pilgrim Films Television, in which host Mike Rowe is shown performing difficult, strange, disgusting, or messy occupational duties alongside the typical employees. The show premiered… …

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  • 18 Tenebrioninae — Taxobox name = Tenebrioninae image width = 240px image caption = Red Flour Beetle ( Tribolium castaneum : Triboliini) regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Hexapoda classis = Insecta subclassis = Pterygota infraclassis = Neoptera… …

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  • 19 darkling beetle — any brown or black beetle of the family Tenebrionidae, the larvae of which feed on dead or decaying plant material, fungi, stored grain, etc. Also called tenebrionid. [1810 20] * * *       any member of the approximately 12,000 species of the… …

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  • 20 Список видов чернотелок Великобритании — Большой мучной хрущак (Tenebrio molitor Linnaeus, 1758) Список чернотелок Великобритании включает все виды, роды и другие таксоны жуков из семейства Чернотелки (лат. Tenebrionidae), обнаруженные на территории …

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