punctatrix

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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the New Latin punctātrīx (marker by dots).

Noun[edit]

punctatrix f

  1. (archaic) Formerly used attributively as a species epithet; that marks with dots.
    • 1908, The Indian Forester (R.P. Sharma), volume 34, page 56
      [T]he ladybird (Coccinella bipunctata) was introduced to prey on the cottony cushion scale (Icerya punctatrix) with entire success.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

punctum (a dot, a small hole) +‎ -trīx +‎ -feminine agent suffix

Noun[edit]

punctātrīx

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