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honeydew

1. a sugary substance excreted by aphids and similar insects
2. a similar substance exuded by certain plants

Honeydew

 

a thick saccharine liquid excreted by aphids, scales, and other insects that feed on plant juices. Honeydew is deposited on the leaves of trees and shrubs; and, at times, small droplets fall to the ground. Bees collect the honeydew and process it into honeydew honey.

honeydew

[′hən·ē‚dü]
(invertebrate zoology)
The viscous secretion deposited on leaves by many aphids and scale insects; an attractant for ants.
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