greenfly

noun

green·​fly ˈgrēn-ˌflī How to pronounce greenfly (audio)
British
: aphid
especially : green peach aphid

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1680, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of greenfly was circa 1680

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“Greenfly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greenfly. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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