alfalfa plant bug

noun

Definition of alfalfa plant bug

: an Old World mirid bug (Adelphocoris lineolatus) accidentally introduced into Minnesota where it seriously damages flowering clover and alfalfa

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First Known Use of alfalfa plant bug

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Alfalfa plant bug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alfalfa%20plant%20bug. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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