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jassid

[ jas-id ]
/ ˈdʒæs ɪd /
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noun
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Origin of jassid

1890–95; <New Latin Jassidae, equivalent to Jass(us) a genus (apparently Latin Jāsus a town on the coast of Caria <Greek Iāsós) + -idae-idae; see -id2
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How to use jassid in a sentence

  • Empoasca mali and Platymetopius acutus of the Jassid have also been reported as having similar habits.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
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