Cimices
Cimex Ci"mex, n.; pl. {Cimices}. [L., a bug.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of hemipterous insects of which the bedbug is the best known example. See {Bedbug}. [1913 Webster]

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  • cimice — {{hw}}{{cimice}}{{/hw}}s. f. 1 Insetto terrestre o acquatico che emette un odore sgradevole | Cimice dei letti, con piccolo corpo depresso di colore rossastro, parassita anche dell uomo | Cimice delle piante, parassita di vegetali. 2 (region.)… …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • Cimex — Ci mex, n.; pl. {Cimices}. [L., a bug.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of hemipterous insects of which the bedbug is the best known example. See {Bedbug}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cimex — /suy meks/, n., pl. cimices /sim euh seez /. a bedbug of the genus Cimex. [1575 85; < NL, L cimex bedbug] * * * …   Universalium

  • cimex — noun Any member of the genus Cimex, especially the bedbug. Some of these cimices are extremely pretty, but if handled emit their disagreeable perfume. I have met with about a dozen species of these bugs …   Wiktionary

  • noyer — 1. (no ié ; plusieurs prononcent noi ié ; J r ne se lie jamais ; au pluriel, l s se lie : des no ié z en fleur) s. m. 1°   Genre de la famille des juglandées.    Le noyer commun, qui a plusieurs variétés, telles que le noyer à coque dure, le… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • punaise — (pu nê z ) s. f. 1°   Genre de l ordre des hémiptères, dont l espèce la plus connue est la punaise des lits, cimex lectularius, Linné ; l odeur en est fétide.    Populairement, avoir le ventre plat comme une punaise, se dit d une personne qui est …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • MICROSCOPIUM — Graece μικροσκόπιον, nomen instrumenti optici, quô etiam minima ita exacte videnda offeruntur, ut et in iis Creatoris sapientiam potentiamque insigniter admirari liceat. Cuius rei specimina exhibentur in pulice, aliisque quibusdam minutiis, in… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • NITEDULA — inter animalia minima, memoratur Arnobie adv. Gent. l. 2. Non enim, si negemus muscas, scarabaeos et cimices, nitedulas, curculiones et tineas, omnipotentis esse Regis opus, sequciter postulandum a nobis est, ut quis ea fecerit institueritque,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • cimex — /ˈsaɪmɛks/ (say suymeks) noun (plural cimices /ˈsaɪməsiz/ (say suymuhseez)) an insect of the genus Cimex, especially the bed bug …   Australian English dictionary

  • cimex — [sī′meks΄] n. pl. cimices [sim′i sēz΄] [ModL < L, a bug < IE base * k̑i , dark gray > Russ sinij, dark blue] any of a genus (Cimex) of broad, flat, nearly wingless, bloodsucking, hemipterous bugs, including the common bedbug …   English World dictionary

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