tarnished plant bug

tarnished plant bug

noun
a bug, Lygus lineolaris, of the family Miridae, that is a common and widely distributed pest of alfalfa and other legumes and of peach and other fruit trees.

Origin:
1885–90

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tarnished plant bug

noun
widespread plant and fruit pest 
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