Glover scale

noun

Glov·​er scale
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variants or less commonly Glover's scale
: a widespread tropical armored scale (Lepidosaphes gloverii) especially destructive to citrus

Word History

Etymology

after Townend Glover †1883 American entomologist

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“Glover scale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Glover%20scale. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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