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cottony–cushion scale

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noun cot·tony–cush·ion scale \-ˈku̇-shən-\

Definition of cottony–cushion scale

  1. :  a scale insect (Icerya purchasi) introduced into the United States from Australia that infests citrus and other plants



1886

First Known Use of cottony–cushion scale

1886


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