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Noun: thrips  thrips
  1. Any of various small to minute sucking insects with narrow feathery wings if any; they feed on plant sap and many are destructive
    - thrip, thripid

Derived forms: thripses

Type of: thysanopter, thysanopteron, thysanopterous insect

Part of: family Thripidae, Thripidae

Encyclopedia: Thrips