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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