noun \ˈā-fəd also ˈa-fəd\

: a very small insect that harms plants

Full Definition of APHID

:  any of numerous very small soft-bodied homopterous insects (superfamily Aphidoidea) that suck the juices of plants

First Known Use of APHID

May 24, 2015
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learned or pedantic
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