Dictionary.com

jassid

[ jas-id ]
/ ˈdʒæs ɪd /
Save This Word!

noun

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for jassid

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

    Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
Book Your Online Tutor Now