big bedbug
conenose cone"nose, cone-nose cone"-nose`, n. A large bloodsucking hemipterous insect of the family {Reduviid[ae]}, often found in houses, esp. in the southern and western United States. It bites severely, and is one of the species called {kissing bugs}. It is also called {big bedbug}.

Syn: cone-nosed bug, conenose bug, big bedbug, kissing bug. [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cone-nose — conenose cone nose, cone nose cone nose , n. A large bloodsucking hemipterous insect of the family {Reduviid[ae]}, often found in houses, esp. in the southern and western United States. It bites severely, and is one of the species called {kissing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conenose — cone nose, cone nose cone nose , n. A large bloodsucking hemipterous insect of the family {Reduviid[ae]}, often found in houses, esp. in the southern and western United States. It bites severely, and is one of the species called {kissing bugs}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kissing bugs — conenose cone nose, cone nose cone nose , n. A large bloodsucking hemipterous insect of the family {Reduviid[ae]}, often found in houses, esp. in the southern and western United States. It bites severely, and is one of the species called {kissing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conenose — noun large bloodsucking bug • Syn: ↑cone nosed bug, ↑conenose bug, ↑big bedbug, ↑kissing bug • Hypernyms: ↑assassin bug, ↑reduviid • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • assassin bug — noun a true bug: long legged predacious bug living mostly on other insects; a few suck blood of mammals • Syn: ↑reduviid • Hypernyms: ↑heteropterous insect • Hyponyms: ↑conenose, ↑cone nosed bug, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cone-nosed bug — noun large bloodsucking bug • Syn: ↑conenose, ↑conenose bug, ↑big bedbug, ↑kissing bug • Hypernyms: ↑assassin bug, ↑reduviid • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • conenose bug — noun large bloodsucking bug • Syn: ↑conenose, ↑cone nosed bug, ↑big bedbug, ↑kissing bug • Hypernyms: ↑assassin bug, ↑reduviid • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Triatoma — noun conenoses • Syn: ↑Triatoma • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Reduviidae, ↑family Reduviidae • Member Meronyms: ↑cone …   Useful english dictionary

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