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greenbug

[green-buhg] /ˈgrinˌbʌg/
noun
1.
a pale-green aphid, Schizaphis graminum, of North America, destructive of wheat, other small grains, and alfalfa.
Origin of greenbug
1705-1715
First recorded in 1705-15; green + bug1
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