- n tortricid any of numerous small moths having lightly fringed wings; larvae are leaf rollers or live in fruits and galls
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- a Tortricid (Zoöl) Of or pertaining to Tortix, or the family Tortricidæ.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- tortricid In entomology, of or belonging to the lepidopterous family Tortricidæ, or having their characters.
- tortricid In herpetology, belonging to the ophidian family Tortricidæ, or having their characters.
- n tortricid In entomology, a moth of the family Tortricidæ.
- n tortricid In herpetology, a serpent of the family Tortricidæ; a cylinder-snake.