honey tube


Definition of honey tube

: either of a pair of small cornicles borne on the dorsal part of one of the abdominal segments of many aphids and formerly believed to secrete honeydew

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First Known Use of honey tube

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Honey tube.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honey%20tube. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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