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Definitions of "leaf-footed"
- Having feet that resemble leaves. adjective
- Having leaflike expansions on the legs; -- said of certain insects. adjective
- Having leafy or foliaceous feet; phyllopod: specifically applied to the Phyllopoda: as, a leaf-footed crustacean.
The word "leaf-footed" in example sentences
~ There are a number of stinkbugs and leaf-footed bugs (Fig. 4), in addition to the species mentioned,   which are responsible for important injuries to pecans, filberts, and other nuts.. [Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the 41st Annual Meeting Pleasant Valley, New York, August 28, 29 and 30, 1950]
Brister plots out strategies to defeat pests - he plants sunflowers at the ends of rows because the yellow flowers attract leaf-footed bugs, sidetracking them from attacking vegetables.. [The Daily News - News]
Some insects go through the winter season as adults, such as leaf-footed bugs, a most dreaded insect pest on tomatoes, citrus and pecans.. [The Daily News - News]
We were doing a bit of yard work when we came across this leaf-footed bug.. [Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog]
Pomegranates are one of the leaf-footed bugs 'favorite foods.. [Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog]