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psylla

noun psyl·la \ˈsi-lə\

Definition of PSYLLA

:  any of various plant lice (family Psyllidae) including economically important plant pests — compare pear psylla
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Origin of PSYLLA

New Latin, genus name, from Greek, flea; akin to Latin pulex flea, Sanskrit pluṣi
First Known Use: 1852

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