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[fil-uh k-seer-uh, fi-lok-ser-uh] /ˌfɪl əkˈsɪər ə, fɪˈlɒk sər ə/
noun, plural phylloxerae
[fil-uh k-seer-ee, fi-lok-suh-ree] /ˌfɪl əkˈsɪər i, fɪˈlɒk səˌri/ (Show IPA), phylloxeras.
any of several plant lice of the genus Phylloxera, especially P. vitifoliae (grape phylloxera) which attacks the leaves and roots of grapevines.
noun (pl) -rae (-riː), -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
[grap-lin] /ˈgræp lɪn/ noun, Nautical. 1. .
[gras-uh-ree, grah-suh-] /ˈgræs ə ri, ˈgrɑ sə-/ noun 1. a virus disease of silkworms, characterized by yellowness of the integument and an excessive accumulation of fluid within the body.
noun 1. the large plant family Gramineae (or Poaceae), characterized by mostly herbaceous but sometimes woody plants with hollow and jointed stems, narrow sheathing leaves, petalless flowers borne in spikelets, and fruit in the form of seedlike grain, and including bamboo, sugar cane, numerous grasses, and cereal grains such as barley, corn, oats, rice, rye, […]
noun 1. any of several Australian weaverbirds, especially of the genus Poephila. 2. the vesper sparrow. /ˈɡrɑːsˌfɪntʃ/ noun 1. any Australian weaverbird of the genus Poephila and related genera, many of which are brightly coloured and kept as cagebirds