psylla

noun
psyl·​la | \ ˈsi-lə How to pronounce psylla (audio) \

Definition of psylla

: any of various plant lice (family Psyllidae) including economically important plant pests — compare pear psylla

First Known Use of psylla

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for psylla

New Latin, genus name, from Greek, flea; akin to Latin pulex flea, Sanskrit pluṣi

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