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plant bug

noun
1.
any of numerous, often brightly colored hemipterous insects of the family Miridae that feed on the juices of plants.
Also called capsid, leaf bug.
Origin of plant bug
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism
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  • Both adults and nymphs of this plant bug damage plants by sucking plant sap.
  • The projects on tropical soda apple, tarnished plant bug and sunflower pests have been discontinued.

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