Coccid



[kok-sid] /ˈkɒk sɪd/

noun
1.
any of various related bugs of the superfamily Coccoidea, comprising the scale insects.
/ˈkɒksɪd/
noun
1.
any homopterous insect of the superfamily Coccoidea, esp any of the family Coccidae, which includes the scale insects

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