Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given by Florida tobacco-growers to a capsid bug, Dicyphus minimus, which punctures tobacco-leaves and sucks the sap, causing them to wither. See tobacco-bug.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.