Adelphocoris

noun Ad·el·phoc·o·ris \ˌa-dəl-ˈfä-kə-rəs\

Definition of Adelphocoris

  1. :  a widely distributed genus of rather small mirid bugs including a number of species destructive to economic plants (as the alfalfa plant bug)

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Origin and Etymology of adelphocoris

New Latin, from adelpho- + Greek koris bug


First Known Use: circa 1904


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