geometrid [jē äm′ə trid]
geometrid definition by Webster's New World
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any of a family (Geometridae) of moths whose larvae are called measuring worms
Origin: ; from Modern Latin Geometridae ; from Classical Latin geometres: see geometry
geometrid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of various moths of the family Geometridae, having caterpillars commonly known as measuring worms that move by looping the body in alternate contractions and expansions. adjective
Of or belonging to the Geometridae.
Origin: From New Latin Geōmetridae, family name, from Latin geōmetrēs, geometrician, land-measurer, from Greek, from geōmetrein, to measure land; see geometry.