aleyrodid

1 of 2

noun

aley·​ro·​did
ə-ˈler-ə-dəd,
-ˌdid
plural -s
: an insect of the family Aleyrodidae : whitefly

aleyrodid

2 of 2

adjective

aley·​ro·​did
ə-ˈler-ə-dəd,
-ˌdid
: of or relating to the Aleyrodidae

Word History

Etymology

Noun

New Latin Aleyrodidae

First Known Use

Noun

1892, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aleyrodid was in 1892

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“Aleyrodid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aleyrodid. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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