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homoptera


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Homoptera  \Ho*mop"te*ra\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  the  same  like 
  +  ?  wing.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  suborder  of  Hemiptera,  in  which  both  pairs  of  wings  are 
  similar  in  texture,  and  do  not  overlap  when  folded,  as  in  the 
  cicada.  See  {Hemiptera}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Homoptera 
  n  :  plant  lice  (aphids);  whiteflies;  cicadas;  leafhoppers;  plant 
  hoppers;  scale  insects  and  mealybugs;  spittle  insects 
  [syn:  {Homoptera},  {suborder  Homoptera}] 




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