noun (plural aphides /ˈāfiˌdēz, ˈafi-/)
An aphid, especially one of the genus Aphis.
More example sentences
- The leaf-hopper can be disposed of in the same fashion as the aphides and slugs above mentioned.
- In passing under a tree infested with aphides the drops can be felt like a fine rain.
- Various parasites such as lice, ticks, mites, aphides and chiggers attack untreated and unprotected animals and plants.
Definition of aphis in:
- The British & World English dictionary