noun pso·cid \ˈsō-səd\

Definition of PSOCID

:  any of an order (Psocoptera syn. Corrodentia) of minute usually winged primitive insects (as a book louse) having simple mouthparts

Origin of PSOCID

ultimately from New Latin Psocus, genus of lice
First Known Use: 1891


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