What does APHIS mean?

Definitions for APHISˈeɪ fɪs, ˈæf ɪs; ˈeɪ fɪˌdiz, ˈæf ɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Aphis, genus Aphis(noun)

    type genus of the Aphididae: injurious to fruit trees and vegetables


  1. aphis(Noun)

    An aphid.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aphis(noun)

    a genus of insects belonging to the order Hemiptera and family Aphidae, including numerous species known as plant lice and green flies

  2. Origin: [NL.]


  1. Aphis

    Aphis is a genus of insects in the family Aphididae containing about 400 species of aphids. It includes many notorious agricultural pests, such as the soybean aphid A. glycines. Many species of Aphis, such as A. coreopsidis, are myrmecophiles, forming close associations with ants. Species include: ⁕Aphis affinis ⁕Aphis craccivora - cowpea aphid ⁕Aphis fabae - black bean aphid ⁕Aphis gossypii - cotton aphid ⁕Aphis glycines - soybean aphid ⁕Aphis helianthi - sunflower aphid ⁕Aphis nerii - milkweed aphid ⁕Aphis pomi - apple aphid ⁕Aphis rubicola - small raspberry aphid ⁕Aphis spiraecola - spirea aphid ⁕Aphis valerianae - black valerian aphid

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aphis

    ā′fis, n. a family of small 'plant-lice' belonging to the order of hemipterous insects, occurring in temperate regions as parasites on the roots, leaves, stems, &c. of plants. Some kinds are tended, protected, and imprisoned by ants for the 'honey-dew' which they secrete, hence called Ant-cows:—pl. Aphides (af′i-dēz).—adj. and n. Aphid′ian. [Ety. unknown; one conjecture connects the word with Gr. apheideis, unsparing (a, neg., and pheidomai, to spare), from the remarkable rapidity of propagation.]

Anagrams for APHIS »

  1. Saiph

  2. apish

  3. spahi


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of APHIS in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of APHIS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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