Definition of Manduca

1. Noun. Moths whose larvae are tobacco hornworms or tomato hornworms.




Medical Definition of Manduca

1. A genus of sphinx or hawk moths of the family sphingidae. These insects are used in molecular biology studies during all stages of their life cycle. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manduca

mandragorites
mandrake
mandrake root
mandrakes
mandraulic
mandred
mandrel
mandrels
mandril
mandrill
mandrills
mandrils
mandrin
mandritta
mandrittas
manduca (current term)
manducable
manducate
manducated
manducates
manducating
manducation
manducations
manducatory
manduction
mandyas
mandylion
mandylions
mane
maneaba

Literary usage of Manduca

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1. British Entomology: Being Illustrations and Descriptions of the Genera of ...by John Curtis by John Curtis (1840)
"... to the former of which groups it is allied by the structure of the organs of manduca- tion, especially the palpi which have hitherto been unnoticed, ..."

2. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1902)
"Even in manduca there is a strong blunt ridge just in front of the spiracles that might ... In manduca, this single ridge remains short, sharp and strong, ..."

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