green peach aphid

noun

Definition of green peach aphid

: a nearly cosmopolitan yellowish-green aphid (Myzus persicae) that is frequently a vector of plant virus diseases

First Known Use of green peach aphid

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Green peach aphid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green%20peach%20aphid. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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