Macrosiphum

noun Mac·ro·si·phum \ˌmakrōˈsīfəm\

Definition of Macrosiphum

  1. :  a genus of large often pink or green aphids including a number of economically important plant pests some of which are vectors of virus diseases (as mosaic) — see english grain aphid, pea aphid, rose aphid

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Origin and Etymology of macrosiphum

New Latin, from macr- + Greek siphōn tube — more at siphon


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