chiniz
Chinch Chinch, n. [Cf. Sp. chinche, fr. L. {cimex}.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The bedbug ({Cimex lectularius}). [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A bug ({Blissus leucopterus}), which, in the United States, is very destructive to grass, wheat, and other grains; -- also called {chiniz}, {chinch bug}, {chink bug}. It resembles the bedbug in its disgusting odor. [1913 Webster]


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  • Blissus leucopterus — Chinch Chinch, n. [Cf. Sp. chinche, fr. L. {cimex}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The bedbug ({Cimex lectularius}). [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A bug ({Blissus leucopterus}), which, in the United States, is very destructive to grass, wheat, and other grains;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chinch — Chinch, n. [Cf. Sp. chinche, fr. L. {cimex}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The bedbug ({Cimex lectularius}). [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A bug ({Blissus leucopterus}), which, in the United States, is very destructive to grass, wheat, and other grains; also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chinch bug — Chinch Chinch, n. [Cf. Sp. chinche, fr. L. {cimex}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The bedbug ({Cimex lectularius}). [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A bug ({Blissus leucopterus}), which, in the United States, is very destructive to grass, wheat, and other grains;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chink bug — Chinch Chinch, n. [Cf. Sp. chinche, fr. L. {cimex}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The bedbug ({Cimex lectularius}). [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A bug ({Blissus leucopterus}), which, in the United States, is very destructive to grass, wheat, and other grains;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cimex lectularius — Chinch Chinch, n. [Cf. Sp. chinche, fr. L. {cimex}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The bedbug ({Cimex lectularius}). [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A bug ({Blissus leucopterus}), which, in the United States, is very destructive to grass, wheat, and other grains;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kinsky — Kinsky, ein altes, angesehenes, der Katholischen Confession folgendes Geschlecht in Böhmen, welches vom Herrenstandsgeschlechte der Tettauer von Tettau abstammt u. sich früher Wchinský von Wehiniz u. Tettau od. Chinski von Chiniz u. Tettau… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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