[ juh-lek-ee-id ]
/ dʒəˈlɛk i ɪd /
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any of numerous small moths of the family Gelechiidae, including many crop pests, as the Angoumois grain moth and potato tuberworm.
belonging or pertaining to the gelechiids.
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The next family—Gelechiid—is represented by the species Nervosa, which is common in many localities.Butterflies and Moths|William S. Furneaux