apple sucker

noun
: a small jumping plant louse (Psylla mali or Psyllia mali) the larva of which feeds in and injures developing apple blossoms in Europe and eastern No. America

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a small homopterous insect, Psyllia mali, originally of Europe, that is a serious pest of apple crops.

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