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jassid

[jas-id] /ˈdʒæs ɪd/
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Origin of jassid
1890-1895
1890-95; < New Latin Jassidae, equivalent to Jass(us) a genus (apparently Latin Jāsus a town on the coast of Caria < Greek Iāsós) + -idae -idae; see -id2
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  • Empoasca mali and Platymetopius acutus of the jassid have also been reported as having similar habits.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley

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