grain thrips


grain thrips
noun
: any of several thrips feeding in cereal grains; especially : a cosmopolitan insect (Limothrips cerealium) common in developing flower stalks of oats and wild oats

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  • Thrips — Thrips, n. [L., a woodworm, Gr. ?.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous small species of Thysanoptera, especially those which attack useful plants, as the grain thrips ({Thrips cerealium}). [1913 Webster] Note: The term is also popularly applied to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thrips cerealium — Thrips Thrips, n. [L., a woodworm, Gr. ?.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous small species of Thysanoptera, especially those which attack useful plants, as the grain thrips ({Thrips cerealium}). [1913 Webster] Note: The term is also popularly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thrips — noun Any one of numerous small insects of the order Thysanoptera, especially those which attack useful plants, as the grain thrips (Thrips cerealium) …   Wiktionary

  • Thrips cerealium — Wheat Wheat (hw[=e]t), n. [OE. whete, AS. hw[=ae]te; akin to OS. hw[=e]ti, D. weit, G. weizen, OHG. weizzi, Icel. hveiti, Sw. hvete, Dan. hvede, Goth. hwaiteis, and E. white. See {White}.] (Bot.) A cereal grass ({Triticum vulgare}) and its grain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thrips cerealium — Pungled Pun gled, a. [Etymol. uncertain.] Shriveled or shrunken; said especially of grain which has lost its juices from the ravages of insects, such as the wheat midge, or Trips ({Thrips cerealium}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wheat thrips — noun : any of numerous thrips that infest wheat and damage the grain: as a. : flower thrips b. : grain thrips c. : grass thrips …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wheat thrips — Wheat Wheat (hw[=e]t), n. [OE. whete, AS. hw[=ae]te; akin to OS. hw[=e]ti, D. weit, G. weizen, OHG. weizzi, Icel. hveiti, Sw. hvete, Dan. hvede, Goth. hwaiteis, and E. white. See {White}.] (Bot.) A cereal grass ({Triticum vulgare}) and its grain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corn thrips — noun A minute flying insect of the order Thysanoptera, that sucks the sap of grain • • • Main Entry: ↑corn …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thripidae — Taxobox name = Thripidae image caption = Pear Thrip adult regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Thysanoptera subordo = Terebrantia familia = Thripidae familia authority = Stevens, 1829 subdivision ranks = Subfamilies… …   Wikipedia

  • Agropyrum caninum — Wheat Wheat (hw[=e]t), n. [OE. whete, AS. hw[=ae]te; akin to OS. hw[=e]ti, D. weit, G. weizen, OHG. weizzi, Icel. hveiti, Sw. hvete, Dan. hvede, Goth. hwaiteis, and E. white. See {White}.] (Bot.) A cereal grass ({Triticum vulgare}) and its grain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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