Definition of Trehala

1. n. An amorphous variety of manna obtained from the nests and cocoons of a Syrian coleopterous insect (Larinus maculatus, L. nidificans, etc.) which feeds on the foliage of a variety of thistle. It is used as an article of food, and is called also nest sugar.



Definition of Trehala

1. Noun. Manna from the cocoons of the insects ''Larinus maculatus'' and ''Larinus nidificans''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trehala

1. a sweet, edible substance forming the pupal case of certain weevils [n -S]

Medical Definition of Trehala

1. An amorphous variety of manna obtained from the nests and cocoons of a Syrian coleopterous insect (Larinus maculatus, L. Nidificans, etc) which feeds on the foliage of a variety of thistle. It is used as an article of food, and is Synonym: nest sugar. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trehala

trefoil knot
trefoil knots
trefoil polypeptide
trefoiled
trefoils
trefot
trefots
treget
tregetour
tregetours
tregetry
treggings
tregnum
tregnums
trehala (current term)
trehalas
trehalase
trehalases
trehalose
trehalose-phosphatase
trehalose mycolyltransferase
trehalose synthase
trehaloses
treif
treife
treillage
treillages
treille
treilles

Literary usage of Trehala

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1. Elements of medical zoology by Alfred Moquin-Tandon, Robert Thomas Hulme (1861)
"It was at first supposed that the trehala was obtained from an onopordon. ... trehala.' 2. THE CASE (fig. 47).—This is of an oval form, ..."

2. The Technologist (1862)
"It was at first supposed that the trehala was obtained from an onopordon. ... The cavity of the trehala ia large, and the perfect insect is often found in ..."

3. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"Finely shredded trehala-manna or mushrooms (freshly picked) are boiled with strong alcohol and the filtered extract set aside to cool. ..."

4. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1860)
"AA the last Paria Exhibition a manna was exhibited, from Turkey, which was simply labelled trehala.% According to information received by M. ..."

5. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"To prepare trehalose, the trehala is boiled with alcohol, or the fungus is extracted with w:ater ; the solution is precipitated with lead acetate, ..."

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