Typhlocyba

noun
Typh·​lo·​cy·​ba | \ ˌtifləˈsībə \

Definition of Typhlocyba

: a widely distributed genus of leafhoppers that includes several destructive pests of various cultivated trees and crop plants

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History and Etymology for Typhlocyba

New Latin, probably from typhl- + Greek kybistan to turn somersaults, tumble

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“Typhlocyba.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Typhlocyba. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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