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spinach aphid

green peach aphid

noun
1.
an aphid, Myzus persicae, that is a pest of many fruit trees, ornamentals, and vegetables and a vector of certain viral plant diseases.
Also called spinach aphid, tobacco aphid.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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