noun Pi·es·ma \pēˈezmə, pīˈez-\

Definition of Piesma

  1. :  a genus of tingid bugs including several that transmit virus diseases of sugar beets

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Origin and Etymology of piesma

New Latin, from Greek, pressed mass, pulp, from piezein to squeeze, press — more at piezo-

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