trichogramma

[ trik-uh-gram-uh ]
/ ˌtrɪk əˈgræm ə /

noun

any minute wasp of the genus Trichogramma, comprising a beneficial group of chalcidflies that parasitize the eggs of a variety of insect pests.

Nearby words

  1. trichoclasia,
  2. trichocyst,
  3. trichodiscoma,
  4. trichoepithelioma,
  5. trichoglossia,
  6. trichogyne,
  7. trichoid,
  8. tricholith,
  9. trichologia,
  10. trichology

Origin of trichogramma

From New Latin; see origin at tricho-, -gram1

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