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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