Meaning of whitefly
Pronunciation: (hwīt'flī", wīt'-), [key]
— pl. -flies.
- any of several plant-sucking, homopterous insects of the family Aleyrodidae, having the body and wings dusted with a white, powdery wax, and being widely distributed chiefly in tropical regions where they are often serious crop pests, as Dialeurodes citricommonly occurring on citrus trees, and Trialeurodes vaporarioruminhabiting greenhouses.
- whitefly (Thesaurus)