jas·​sid ˈja-səd How to pronounce jassid (audio)
: any of numerous small leafhoppers that include many economically significant pests of cultivated plants
broadly : leafhopper

Word History


ultimately from Greek Iasos, town in Asia Minor

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jassid was in 1892

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Cite this Entry

“Jassid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jassid. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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