pear psylla

noun

: a yellowish or greenish jumping plant louse (Psylla pyricola) that is often destructive to the pear

Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pear psylla was in 1892

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“Pear psylla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pear%20psylla. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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