corn leaf aphid

noun

Definition of corn leaf aphid

: a dusky greenish or brownish aphid (Rhopalosiphum maidis) that feeds on the flowers and foliage of various commercially important grasses (such as corn)

First Known Use of corn leaf aphid

circa 1939, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of corn leaf aphid was circa 1939

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“Corn leaf aphid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corn%20leaf%20aphid. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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