noun Phyl·lo·cop·tes \ˌfiləˈkäpˌtēz\

Definition of Phyllocoptes

  1. :  a genus of eriophyid mites containing several that attack various economically important plants

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Origin and Etymology of phyllocoptes

New Latin, from phyll- + -coptes (from Greek koptein to cut off) — more at capon

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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