Flea-louse
Flea-louse Flea"-louse`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A jumping plant louse of the family {Psyllid[ae]}, of many species. That of the pear tree is {Psylla pyri}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Psylla pyri — Flea louse Flea louse , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A jumping plant louse of the family {Psyllid[ae]}, of many species. That of the pear tree is {Psylla pyri}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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