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green·fly

 (grēn′flī′)
n.
Any of various green aphids that are pests of cultivated plants.

greenfly

(ˈɡriːnˌflaɪ)
n, pl -flies
(Animals) a greenish aphid commonly occurring as a pest on garden and crop plants

green•fly

(ˈgrinˌflaɪ)

n., pl. -flies.
an aphid, Coloradoa rufomaculata, that is a common pest of chrysanthemums.
[1680–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greenfly - greenish aphidgreenfly - greenish aphid; pest on garden and crop plants
aphid - any of various small plant-sucking insects
green peach aphid - yellowish green aphid that is especially destructive to peaches
pale chrysanthemum aphid - important pest of chrysanthemums
Translations
قَمْلَة نَبات
mšice
bladlus
blaîlús
yaprak biti

greenfly

[ˈgriːnflaɪ] N (greenfly or greenflies (pl)) → pulgón m

greenfly

[ˈgriːnflaɪ] n (British)puceron m

greenfly

[ˈgriːnˌflaɪ] nafide m

green

(griːn) adjective
1. of the colour of growing grass or the leaves of most plants. a green hat.
2. not ripe. green bananas.
3. without experience. Only someone as green as you would believe a story like that.
4. looking as if one is about to be sick; very pale. He was green with envy (= very jealous).
noun
1. the colour of grass or the leaves of plants. the green of the trees in summer.
2. something (eg paint) green in colour. I've used up all my green.
3. an area of grass. a village green.
4. an area of grass on a golf course with a small hole in the centre.
5. concerned with the protection of the environment. green issues; a green political party.
ˈgreenish adjective
close to green. a greenish dress.
greens noun plural
green vegetables. Children are often told that they must eat their greens.
ˈgreenflyplural ˈgreenfly noun
a type of small, green insect. The leaves of this rose tree have been eaten by greenfly.
ˈgreengage (-geidʒ) noun
a greenish-yellow type of plum.
ˈgreengrocer noun
a person who sells fruit and vegetables.
ˈgreenhouse noun
a building usually of glass, in which plants are grown.
ˈgreenhouse effect noun
(singular) the gradual heating of the atmosphere caused by air pollution which traps energy from the sun.
the green light
permission to begin. We can't start until he gives us the green light.
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