Ag·​ro·​my·​za | \ ˌa-grō-ˈmī-zə \

Definition of Agromyza

: the type genus of Agromyzidae including economically important leaf miners and certain flies that cause galls on wild and cultivated plants — see bean fly

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First Known Use of Agromyza

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Agromyza

New Latin, from agro- + -myza

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“Agromyza.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 13 December 2019.

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