Definition of Mealybugs

1. Noun. (plural of mealybug) ¹



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Definition of Mealybugs

1. mealybug [n] - See also: mealybug

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mealybugs

meals
meals on wheels
mealtide
mealtides
mealtime
mealtimes
mealworm
mealworm beetle
mealworm beetles
mealworms
mealy
mealy-mouthed
mealy bug
mealy sage
mealybug
mealybugs (current term)
mealymouthed
mean
mean(a)
mean-spirited
mean annual increment
mean arterial pressure
mean business
mean calorie
mean corpuscular haemoglobin
mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration
mean corpuscular volume
mean deviation
mean deviation from the mean
mean distance

Literary usage of Mealybugs

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1. Insect Stories by Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1908)
"This ' ' honey-dew ' ' which the mealybugs make and give off from their bodies is ... And as the mealybugs and plant-lice that make the honey- dew are quite ..."

2. Biological Control of Insects and Mites: An Introduction to Beneficial by Daniel L. Mahr, Nino M. Ridgway (1993)
"These predators are more specialized, feeding primarily on mealybugs. ... They have also given good control of mealybugs on a variety of ornamental plants ..."

3. Pamphlets on Forestry in Hawaii (1919)
"It also attacks palms and other ornamental plants. mealybugs. ... These four species of mealybugs are serious pests. The first three, species have a long ..."

4. Organic Lies: Misconceptions of the United States Organic Act in America and by Mary Choate (2007)
"... white fly larvae, and mealybugs. It is applied as a spray. Petroleum is toxic to fish. If petroleum is used within 30 days of a sulfur based product, ..."

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