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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various small to minute sucking insects with narrow feathery wings if any.

Usage examples (34)
  • Another one is pollinated by thrips, which is a quite uncommon pollination mutualism
  • The culprit: small bugs called thrips and aphids attracted to strawberries and a variety of vegetables.
  • One by the name of thrips the other by cucumber beetle.
  • · Moderate efficacy: borers, fruit flies, thrips, spider mites for more
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