noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek Iasos, town in Asia Minor Date: 1892 any of numerous small leafhoppers that include many economically significant pests of cultivated plants; broadly leafhopper

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  • jassid — [jas′id] n. [< ModL Jassidae < L Iassus, ancient town on the coast of Caria + ModL idae, IDAE] LEAFHOPPER …   English World dictionary

  • jassid — /jas id/, n. leafhopper. [1890 95; < NL Jassidae, equiv. to Jass(us) a genus (appar. L Jasus a town on the coast of Caria < Gk Iasós) + idae IDAE; see ID2] * * * …   Universalium

  • jassid — jas·sid …   English syllables

  • jassid — jas•sid [[t]ˈdʒæs ɪd[/t]] n. ent leafhopper • Etymology: 1890–95; < NL Jass(us) a genus (appar. L Jāsus a town on the coast of Caria < Gk Iāsós) …   From formal English to slang

  • jassid — noun a variety of leafhopper • Hypernyms: ↑leafhopper …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Membracoidea —   Membracoidea …   Wikipedia Español

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