Definition of greenfly in English:

greenfly

Syllabification: green·fly
Pronunciation: /ˈgrēnˌflī
 
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noun (plural same or greenflies)

A green aphid that is a common pest of crops and garden plants.
  • Several species in the family Aphididae
More example sentences
  • Natural enemies of greenflies are ladybird larvae, hoverfly larvae, gall-fly larvae, lacewings and earwigs.
  • For safe and effective control of greenfly a range of products can be used.
  • Ladybirds are well known predators of greenflies and other aphids.

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