/ (ˈsɪlɪd) /
any homopterous insect of the family Psyllidae, which comprises the jumping plant liceSee plant louse (def. 2)
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Word Origin for psyllid
C19: from Greek psulla flea
Words nearby psyllid
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Example sentences from the Web for psyllid
The Flea-lice (Psyllid) frequently produce galls, and these should always be collected with the insect architects.Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects|C. V. Riley
In fact, this fluid would seem to be produced by most of the Rhynchota, for the Psyllid and Aleurodid also excrete it.