Psila

noun
Psi·​la | \ ˈsīlə \

Definition of Psila

: a genus of small slender two-winged flies some of whose larvae attack the roots and crown of umbelliferous plants — see carrot rust fly

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History and Etymology for Psila

New Latin, from Latin, shaggy covering, from Greek psilos bare

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

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