Al·​ey·​ro·​des | \ ˌa-lə-ˈrō-(ˌ)dēz \

Definition of Aleyrodes

: the type genus of Aleyrodidae including several pests of cultivated plants

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First Known Use of Aleyrodes

1819, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aleyrodes

New Latin, irregular from Greek aleurōdēs like flour, from aleuron flour

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“Aleyrodes.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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