Definición de aphid en inglés:

aphid

Silabificación: a·phid
Pronunciación: /ˈāfid, ˈaf-
 
/

sustantivo

A minute bug that feeds by sucking sap from plants. It reproduces rapidly, often producing live young without mating, and may live in large colonies that cause extensive damage to crops.
  • Superfamily Aphidoidea, suborder Homoptera
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The gardener's friend, the busy little ladybird helps by eating aphids and greenfly.
  • As a group, aphids attack a plant by sucking its fluids from tender new growth.
  • Keep a look out for aphids on tender young growth or on plants that are stressed and unhappy.

Origen

late 19th century: back-formation from aphides, plural of aphis.

Definición de aphid en:

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día guzzle
Pronunciación: ˈgʌz(ə)l
verb
eat or drink (something) greedily