Phyllocoptes

noun

Phyl·​lo·​cop·​tes
ˌfiləˈkäpˌtēz
: a genus of eriophyid mites containing several that attack various economically important plants

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from phyll- + -coptes (from Greek koptein to cut off)

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“Phyllocoptes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phyllocoptes. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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