beet leafhopper

noun

Definition of beet leafhopper

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

First Known Use of beet leafhopper

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Beet leafhopper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beet%20leafhopper. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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