jassid

noun
jas·​sid | \ ˈja-səd How to pronounce jassid (audio) \

Definition of jassid

: any of numerous small leafhoppers that include many economically significant pests of cultivated plants broadly : leafhopper

First Known Use of jassid

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jassid

ultimately from Greek Iasos, town in Asia Minor

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“Jassid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jassid. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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