citricola scale

noun ci·tric·o·la scale \sə̇‧ˈtrikələ-\
variants: less commonly


Definition of citricola scale



  1. :  a scale (Coccus pseudomagnoliarum) believed to be native to Japan but injurious to citrus fruit trees in California

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Origin and Etymology of citricola scale

New Latin, from citr- + -cola

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a trip made at another's expense

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