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

  • n. Any of various small whitish homopterous insects of the family Aleyrodidae, having long wings and a white waxy body, often injurious to plants.

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  • n. Any of various small insects of the family Aleyrodidae that have long wings, and a white body; often a garden pest

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

  • n. minute insect that feeds on plant juices; related to scale insects


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