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pit scale

[ pit skeyl ]

noun

  1. any of various small oval-shaped homopterous insects of the family Asterolecaniidae, the female members of which have their bodies embedded in a waxy mass, as in the destructive Cerococcus quercus oak wax scale, or oak scale, or covered with a waxy film.


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