Definitions for mealybugˈmi liˌbʌg

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  1. mealybug, mealy bug(noun)

    scalelike plant-eating insect coated with a powdery waxy secretion; destructive especially of fruit trees

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  1. mealybug(Noun)

    Any of various insects of the family Pseudococcidae, that secrete a powdery wax and are pests of fruit trees.

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  1. Mealybug

    Mealybugs are insects in the family Pseudococcidae, unarmored scale insects found in moist, warm climates. They are considered pests as they feed on plant juices of greenhouse plants, house plants and subtropical trees and also acts as a vector for several plant diseases.

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  • ψευδόκοκκοςGreek
  • мучни́стый черве́цRussian

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