plural noun

ˌāfəˈdȯidēə also ˌaf-
: a superfamily of Homoptera comprising the aphids and now usually divided into a number of families (such as Aphididae, Eriosomatidae, and Phylloxeridae)

Word History


New Latin, from Aphid-, Aphis + -oidea

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“Aphidoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aphidoidea. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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