psocid

noun
pso·cid | \ˈsō-səd \

Definition of psocid 

: any of an order (Psocoptera synonym Corrodentia) of minute usually winged primitive insects (such as a book louse) having simple mouthparts

First Known Use of psocid

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for psocid

ultimately from New Latin Psocus, genus of lice

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