Definition of Phylloxera in English :

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Phylloxera meaning in English

Meaning of Phylloxera in English

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1. genus phylloxera, phylloxera

type genus of the Phylloxeridae: plant lice

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noun plural -rae (-riː) or -ras
any homopterous insect of the genus Phylloxera, such as P. vitifolia (or Viteus vitifolii) (vine phylloxera), typically feeding on plant juices, esp of vines: family Phylloxeridae

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nounWord forms: plural ˌphylˈloxeˌrae (fɪˈlɑksəˌri ; filäksˈərēˌ; also ˌ fɪlɑkˈsɪrˌi ; filˌäksirˈēˌ) or ˌphylˈloxeras
any of a family (Phylloxeridae) of homopteran insects that attack the leaves and roots of certain plants, including grapevines

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n. pl. phyl·lox·e·rae (-rē)
A small aphidlike insect (Daktulosphaira vitifoliae) that feeds on the roots of grapevines and sometimes forms galls on the leaves, causing severe damage to grape crops. Also called grape phylloxera.

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