from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See conenose.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a bug from the family Hemiptera, that causes sores to the human body
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Any one of several species of blood-sucking, venomous Hemiptera that sometimes bite the lip or other parts of the human body, causing painful sores, as the cone-nose (Conorhinus sanguisuga).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any one of several species of predatory bugs of the family Reduviidæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large bloodsucking bug
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