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pit' scale"




any of various small oval-shaped homopterous insects of the family Asterolecaniidae, the female members of which have their bodies embedded in a waxy mass, as in the destructive Cerococcus quercus (oak wax scale or oak scale), or covered with a waxy film.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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