jassid

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noun jas·sid \ˈja-səd\

Definition of jassid

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

Origin and Etymology of jassid

ultimately from Greek Iasos, town in Asia Minor


First Known Use: 1892

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