coccid

noun
coc·​cid | \ ˈkäk-səd How to pronounce coccid (audio) \

Definition of coccid

First Known Use of coccid

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coccid

New Latin Coccus, genus of scales, from Greek kokkos grain, kermes

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The first known use of coccid was circa 1889

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“Coccid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coccid. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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