Definition of Aphids

1. Noun. (plural of aphid) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aphids

1. aphid [n] - See also: aphid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aphids

aphetizes
aphetizing
aphicide
aphicides
aphid
aphid lion
aphides
aphidian
aphidians
aphidicide
aphidicides
aphidicolin
aphidivorous
aphidlike
aphidophagous
aphids (current term)
aphilanthropy
aphilopony
aphilosophical
aphis lion
aphlogistic
aphobia
apholate
apholates
aphonia
aphonia paralytica
aphonias
aphonic
aphonic pectoriloquy

Literary usage of Aphids

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1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1918)
"Period during which the Wing Development may be Controlled 104 V. Strength of Magnesium Salts needed to Produce the Winged aphids.. 105 VI. ..."

2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1905)
"Any one of these species of aphids may become so numerous upon the apple ... This body color is also evident if a few of the living aphids are crushed. ..."

3. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents, Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"The usual color of aphids is green. As they feed upon leaves, this color protects ... Perhaps this pathway may lead over other aphids which are feeding, ..."

4. General Biology: A Book of Outlines and Practical Studies for the General by James George Needham (1910)
"It should be possible to find anywhere in summer a number of colonies of aphids with ants in attendance, on such plants as curled dock, milkweed, thistle, ..."

5. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1908)
"Upon doing so I discovered that they were greedily devouring the big red aphids which were very common on Solidago about here. The beetle would seize the ..."

6. Genetics; an Introduction to the Study of Heredity by Herbert Eugene Walter (1922)
"... Most enlightening observations on the determina^ tion of sex by means of influencing maturation, have been made upon aphids and ..."

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