San Jose scale

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noun San Jo·se scale \ ˌsa-nə-ˈzā- , ˌsan-(h)ō- \

Definition of San Jose scale

:a scale insect (Quadraspidiotus perniciosus) probably of Asian origin that is naturalized in the U.S. and is destructive to fruit trees

Origin and Etymology of san jose scale

San Jose, California


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