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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Anthrenus \An*thre"nus\ ([a^]n*thr[=e]"n[u^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr.
'anqrh`nh a hornet.] (Zool.)
A genus of small beetles, several of which, in the larval
state, are very destructive to woolen goods, fur, etc. The
common "museum pest" is Anthrenus varius; the carpet beetle
is Anthrenus scrophulari[ae]. The larv[ae] are commonly
confounded with moths.
[1913 Webster] Anthropic
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