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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small active cicada-like insect with hind legs adapted for leaping.

Usage examples (39)
  • Carsonella lives inside a leaf-munching insect, called a psyllid (image below).
  • "The mere presence of the psyllid is a sign of danger to the state's citrus industry."
  • The psyllid is a small, brownish, aphid-like insect, one-eighth to one-sixteenth of an inch in length.
  • Management practices influence psyllid resistance. for more
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