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phylloxera Explained

phylloxera at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) phylloxerae

phylloxera at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Any of numerous, chiefly N. Amer., insect species (genus Phylloxera, order Homoptera), many of which are serious pests of plants. Phylloxera form galls on and can defoliate trees, especially hickory and pecan. See also grape phylloxera.

Phylloxera at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Phylloxera \Phyl`lox*e"ra\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? leaf + ? dry.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A small hemipterous insect ({Phylloxera
vastatrix}) allied to the aphids. It attacks the roots and
leaves of the grapevine, doing great damage, especially in
Europe.

Note: It exists in several forms, some of which are winged,
other wingless. One form produces galls on the leaves
and twigs, another affects the roots, causing galls or
swellings, and often killing the vine.

2. The diseased condition of a vine caused by the insect just
described.

Phylloxera at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Phylloxera
n : type genus of the Phylloxeridae: plant lice [syn: {genus
Phylloxera}]

phylloxera at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Phylloxera

English

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » grc Inter: rfscript » grc Inter: term » φύλλον||tr=phyllon|lang=grc|leaf + Inter: term » ξηρός||tr=xeros|lang=grc|dry

Noun

Inter: en-noun » phylloxerae
  • An aphid, of the genus Inter: taxlink » Phylloxera|genus, that is very destructive to grape vines
    1. The diseased condition of a vine caused by this aphid.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » aphid

  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|phylloxéra|m
  • Greek: Inter: t- » el|φυλοξήρα|f|tr=fyloxíra
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|filoxéra

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|fillossera|f
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|filoxeră|f


    Inter: trans-botto » m

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    phylloxéra at English (WD) Of Explained:

    ==French==

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » m|sort=phylloxera
  • phylloxera

  • Category: Category:fr - :Insects|phylloxera
    Translation: fr » phylloxéra
    Translation: ko » phylloxéra
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    Translation: vi » phylloxéra