rose aphid


Definition of rose aphid

: any of several plant lice that feed on the foliage of the rose especially : a green and pinkish aphid (Macrosiphum rosae) that feeds chiefly on new shoots and buds

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First Known Use of rose aphid

1869, in the meaning defined above

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