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thrips

División en sílabas: thrips
Pronunciación: /THrips
 
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(also thrip)

Definición de thrips en inglés:

sustantivo (plural igual)

A minute black winged insect that sucks plant sap and can be a serious pest of ornamental and food plants when present in large numbers.
  • Order Thysanoptera: many species
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Insects such as ants, mealy bugs and thrips have been found in 37 out of 43 shipments, which then needed fumigation.
  • Here, we present the entire nucleotide sequence of the mt genome of the plague thrips, Thrips imaginis (Thysanoptera).
  • The most common insect pests of scallions are thrips, which arrive in mid-June and are a particular problem in dry weather, and occasionally cutworms or armyworms.

Origen

late 18th century: via Latin from Greek, literally 'woodworm'.

Palabras que riman con thrips

Chips, eclipse, ellipse

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