aphis definition

  • noun:
    • An aphid, specially among genus Aphis.
    • An aphid.
    • A genus of bugs of the purchase Hemiptera and household Aphidæ, including numerous types referred to as plant lice and green flies.
    • A genus of small plant-sucking insects, for the family Aphididœ and purchase Homoptera.
    • [lowercase] A plant-louse. [inside sense the plural aphides (af'i-dēz) is employed.]
    • kind genus of Aphididae: harmful to fruit trees and vegetables

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