Definition of Cadra
1. Noun. A genus of Pyralidae.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Pyralidae, Family Pyralididae, Pyralidae, Pyralididae
Member holonyms: Almond Moth, Cadra Cautella, Fig Moth, Cadra Figulilella, Raisin Moth
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cadra
Literary usage of Cadra
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The cadra of the depot and two 8-pounder batteries remain at the headquarter, station of the recruiting district; the other batteries are stationed and ..."
2. The British Critic (1800)
"... where no cine ever ventured before, and where no one (we believe] will ever venture again to fettle the latter. Fur, if Cadra ... and not Cadra ..."
3. The British Critic, and Quarterly Theological Review by James Shergold Boone, John Henry Newman (1800)
"... where no one ever ven- 1 tured before, and where no one (we believe] will ever venture again to fettle the latter. For, if Cadra ..."
4. Lares and Penates, Or, Cilicia and Its Governors: Being a Short Historical by William Burckhardt Barker (1853)
"The barbarians had taken their post on two hills; the lesser was called Cadra, and the other Davara. Trebellius enclosed both with lines of circumvallation, ..."