grain thrips

noun

Definition of grain thrips

: any of several thrips feeding in cereal grains especially : a cosmopolitan insect (Limothrips cerealium) common in developing flower stalks of oats and wild oats

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“Grain thrips.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grain%20thrips. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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