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plant-bug

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  • Plant bug — Plant Plant, n. [AS. plante, L. planta.] 1. A vegetable; an organized living being, generally without feeling and voluntary motion, and having, when complete, a root, stem, and leaves, though consisting sometimes only of a single leafy expansion …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plant bug — any of numerous, often brightly colored hemipterous insects of the family Miridae that feed on the juices of plants. Also called capsid, leaf bug. [1855 60, Amer.] * * * ▪ insect       any member of two families of the insect order Heteroptera.… …   Universalium

  • plant bug — noun small bright colored insect that feeds on plant juices • Syn: ↑leaf bug • Hypernyms: ↑hemipterous insect, ↑bug, ↑hemipteran, ↑hemipteron • Hyponyms: ↑mirid bug, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tarnished plant bug — Taxobox | name = Tarnished plant bug image width = 220px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hemiptera familia = Miridae genus = Lygus species = L. lineolaris binomial = Lygus lineolaris binomial authority = (Palisot de …   Wikipedia

  • tarnished plant bug — tar′nished plant′ bug n. ent a sucking bug, Lygus lineolaris, that is a common pest of legumes and fruit trees • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • four-lined plant bug — noun yellow or orange leaf bug with four black stripes down the back; widespread in central and eastern North America • Syn: ↑four lined leaf bug, ↑Poecilocapsus lineatus • Hypernyms: ↑mirid bug, ↑mirid, ↑capsid • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plant — Plant, n. [AS. plante, L. planta.] 1. A vegetable; an organized living being, generally without feeling and voluntary motion, and having, when complete, a root, stem, and leaves, though consisting sometimes only of a single leafy expansion, or a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plant cutter — Plant Plant, n. [AS. plante, L. planta.] 1. A vegetable; an organized living being, generally without feeling and voluntary motion, and having, when complete, a root, stem, and leaves, though consisting sometimes only of a single leafy expansion …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plant louse — Plant Plant, n. [AS. plante, L. planta.] 1. A vegetable; an organized living being, generally without feeling and voluntary motion, and having, when complete, a root, stem, and leaves, though consisting sometimes only of a single leafy expansion …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tarnished plant bug — noun widespread plant and fruit pest • Syn: ↑Lygus lineolaris • Hypernyms: ↑lygus bug …   Useful english dictionary

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