Orthezia

noun
Or·​the·​zia | \ ȯ(r)ˈthēzh(ē)ə \

Definition of Orthezia

: a genus of coccids (the type of the family Ortheziidae) including species that attack greenhouse plants throughout the world

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History and Etymology for Orthezia

New Latin, probably from J. A. Dorthes †1794 French physician + New Latin -ia

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“Orthezia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Orthezia. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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