gyplure

[ jip-loo r ]
/ ˈdʒɪpˌlʊər /

noun

a synthetic form of the sex pheromone of the female gypsy moth, used in traps to attract males.

Nearby words

  1. gynostemium,
  2. gyoza,
  3. gyp,
  4. gyp joint,
  5. gyp-room,
  6. gypo,
  7. gypper,
  8. gyppo,
  9. gyprock,
  10. gypseous

Origin of gyplure


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