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lace bug

Syllabification: lace bug

Definition of lace bug in English:

noun

A small plant-eating bug that has a raised netlike pattern on the wings and upper surface.
Example sentences
  • If populations are low, a high-pressure garden hose can be used to wash the lace bugs off the plant.
  • At least 17 species of lace bugs cause damage to ornamental trees and shrubs in the United States.
  • Routinely check azaleas for lace bugs, and initiate treatments if significant numbers are detected.

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