1. aphid

noun. ['ˈæfɪd, ˈeɪfɪd'] any of various small plant-sucking insects.


  • blackfly
  • ant cow
  • greenfly
  • green apple aphid
  • Aphis fabae
  • woolly plant louse
  • Aphidoidea
  • bean aphid
  • superfamily Aphidoidea
  • louse
  • woolly aphid
  • apple aphid
  • plant louse

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Rhymes with Aphid

  • aphid
  • diffid

How do you pronounce aphid?

Pronounce aphid as ˈæfɪd.

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Sentences with aphid

1. Adjective
Spray the holly bush with a systemic insecticide if the aphid infestation is particularly heavy.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A dislodged aphid often cannot find its way back to the plant.