from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Any one of several species of predatory bugs of the family Reduviidæ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Zoöl.), United States 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 (
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun a
bugfrom the family Hemiptera, that causes sores to the human body
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun large bloodsucking bug
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