aphid

noun \ ˈā-fəd also ˈa-fəd \

Definition of aphid

:any of numerous very small soft-bodied homopterous insects (superfamily Aphidoidea) that suck the juices of plants

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First Known Use of aphid

1827


APHID Defined for English Language Learners

aphid

noun

Definition of aphid for English Language Learners

  • : a very small insect that harms plants


APHID Defined for Kids

aphid

noun \ ˈā-fəd \

Definition of aphid for Students

:a small insect that sucks the juices of plants

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