from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See aphid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any small hemipterous insect which infests plants, especially those of the families Aphidæ and Psyllidæ; an aphid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small homopterous insect which infests plants; specifically, an aphid; any member of the Aphididse.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants


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