Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
the wormlike larva of any of a genus (Tenebrio) of darkling beetles, which destroys flour, meal, etc.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The larva of various beetles of the genus Tenebrio that infest flour and other grain products and are often raised for bird feed.