beet leafhopper

noun

: a leafhopper (Circulifer tenellus) that transmits curly top virus to sugar beets and other garden plants

Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beet leafhopper was in 1906

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“Beet leafhopper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beet%20leafhopper. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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