Pomphopoea

noun

Pom·​pho·​poea
ˌpäm(p)fəˈpēə
: a genus of blister beetles including some with adults that feed on foliage and blossoms of many fruit and ornamental trees see say blister beetle

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek pomphos blister + -poia, feminine of -poios (from poiein to make, produce)

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“Pomphopoea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pomphopoea. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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