pea aphid


noun

a large green aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum, that is a pest of peas, clovers, alfalfa, and similar plants and occurs throughout North America.

Nearby words

  1. pdt,
  2. pe,
  3. pe-tsai,
  4. pe-tsai cabbage,
  5. pea,
  6. pea bean,
  7. pea coal,
  8. pea coat,
  9. pea crab,
  10. pea green

Origin of pea aphid

First recorded in 1920–25

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