corn-root aphid

[kawrn-root, -roo t]

noun

an aphid, Anuraphis maidiradicis, that lives as a symbiont in colonies of cornfield ants and feeds on the roots of corn: an agricultural pest.

Nearby words

  1. corn whisky,
  2. corn-cracker,
  3. corn-leaf aphid,
  4. corn-picker,
  5. corn-pone,
  6. corn.,
  7. cornaceous,
  8. cornball,
  9. cornbraid,
  10. cornbread

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