HyperDic: aphid

English > 1 sense of the word aphid:
NOUNanimalaphidany of various small plant-sucking insects
aphid > pronunciation
Soundsae'fahd; ey'fahd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
English > aphid: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of various small plant-sucking insects.
Member ofAphidoidea, superfamily Aphidoideaplant lice
Narrowerant cowexcretes a honeylike substance eaten by ants
apple aphid, green apple aphid, Aphis pomibright green aphid
blackfly, bean aphid, Aphis fabaeblackish aphid that infests e.g. beans and sugar beets
greenflygreenish aphid
woolly aphid, woolly plant lousesecretes a waxy substance like a mass of fine curly white cotton or woolly threads
Broaderplant louse, louseAny of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants
Spanishafidio, áfido
Catalanafídids, áfido

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