Putnam scale

noun Put·nam scale \ˈpətnəm-\
variants: less commonly

Putnam's scale

Definition of Putnam scale

  1. :  a scale (Aspidiotus ancylus) that feeds on various trees and shrubs throughout most of the U.S.

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Origin and Etymology of putnam scale

probably from the name Putnam

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to criticize severely

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