tortricid


tortricid

noun

  1. Also called tor·trix [tawr-triks] /ˈtɔr trɪks/. any of numerous moths of the family Tortricidae, comprising the leaf rollers, having broad, squarish, slightly fringed wings.

adjective

  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Tortricidae.

noun

  1. any small moth of the chiefly temperate family Tortricidae, the larvae of which live concealed in leaves, which they roll or tie together, and are pests of fruit and forest trees: includes the codling moth

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the family Tortricidae

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