gribble

English

noun
Definitions
  • Any of various wood-boring marine crustaceans of the genus , especially , which cause damage to underwater wooden structures.

Etymology

Derived from Proto-Germanic *grub- (dig).

Origin

Proto-Germanic

*grub-

Gloss

dig

Concept
Semantic Field

Agriculture and vegetation

Ontological Category

Action/Process

Emoji

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