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thrips

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

thripsn. [L., a woodworm, Gr. .].
     Any one of numerous small species of Thysanoptera, especially those which attack useful plants, as the grain thrips (Thrips cerealium).  [1913 Webster]
    " The term is also popularly applied to various other small injurious insects."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

thrips, n. (pl. same) any insect of the order Thysanoptera, esp. a pest injurious to plants.

Etymology
L f. Gk, = woodworm

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