Translation of greenfly in Spanish:

greenfly

Pronunciation: /ˈgriːnflaɪ/

n (plural -flies or , -fly)

(British English/inglés británico)
  • 1.1 (insect) pulgón (masculine)
    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.
    1.2 (infestation) (+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural) pulgones (masculine plural)

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