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thrips

noun \ˈthrips\
plural thrips

Definition of THRIPS

:  any of an order (Thysanoptera) of small to minute sucking insects many of which feed often destructively on plant juices

Origin of THRIPS

Latin, woodworm, from Greek
First Known Use: 1795

Rhymes with THRIPS

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