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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Scalelike plant-eating insect coated with a powdery waxy secretion.

Usage examples (28)
  • Now a new insect called mealybug
  • "The mealybug is a dry-season pest."
  • Other pests are the pineapple mealybug and soil mealybugs.
  • In case of mealybug, eggs are laid in white, cottony masses. for more
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