Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of tenebrionid in English:
A beetle of a family (Tenebrionidae) that comprises the darkling beetles.
- Also on his page are pictures of a large tenebrionid beetle and a camel spider.
- All of the newly emerged seedlings were consumed and killed by a tenebrionid beetle.
- I found a large numbers of small black tenebrionid beetles.
1920s: from modern Latin Tenebrionidae (plural), from tenebrio 'night spirit'.
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