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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A homopterous insect of the genus Aleurodes or family Aleurodid√¶: so called from their resemblance to moths and the injury they do to plants. They are related to the coccids or scale-insects, and to the aphids or plant-lice.


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