Agal·​lia | \ ə-ˈga-lē-ə \

Definition of Agallia

: a genus of leafhoppers that includes some species implicated as vectors of a virus disease of South American sugar beets resembling curly top

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First Known Use of Agallia

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Agallia

borrowed from New Latin, of unknown origin

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“Agallia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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