cabbage aphid

variants: or less commonly cabbage aphis

Definition of cabbage aphid

: a widely distributed and destructive grayish green plant louse (Brevicoryne brassicae) that lives on cabbage leaves and other cruciferous plants

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First Known Use of cabbage aphid

1861, in the meaning defined above

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“Cabbage aphid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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