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Definition of Tortrix scytal
Tortrix scytalTortrix Tor"trix, n. [NL., fr. L. torquere, tortum, to twist.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small moths of
the family Tortricid[ae], the larv[ae] of which usually
roll up the leaves of plants on which they live; -- also
called leaf roller.
2. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of tropical short-tailed snakes, which
are not venomous. One species (Tortrix scytal[ae]) is
handsomely banded with black, and is sometimes worn alive
by the natives of Brazil for a necklace.
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