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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly Southern & Midland U.S. A small black and white insect (Blissus leucopterus) that is very destructive to grains and grasses.
  • n. Chiefly Southern & Midland U.S. See bedbug.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. see chinch{2}.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small black-and-white insect that feeds on cereal grasses


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