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any of various leafhoppers that are serious pests, damaging a wide variety of cultivated and wild plants, especially potatoes.
a small, light green, white-spotted leafhopper,
that is a pest of potatoes in the eastern U.S. and also attacks apple trees and numerous other cultivated plants.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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potato famine, irish