n. [L. cera, wax]

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Cerago — Ce*ra go, n. [L. cera wax.] Beebread. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cerago — (sɪˈreɪgəʊ) [f. L. cēra wax.] Bee bread. in Crabb; also in later Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Xautĭa — Xautĭa, Schmetterlingsgattung aus der Familie der Eulchen, der Ordnung der Nachtfalter, Rücken kammartig, Hinterleib eckig, Raupen nackt, auf Bäumen; Arten: X. citrago, Vorderflügel citronengelb, mit vier rostbraunen Querbinden, Hinterflügel… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • beebread — n. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A bitter pollen stored by bees in the honeycomb that when mixed with honey is used for food by larvae and newly emerged workers; cerago; see ambrosia, fungus garden …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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