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 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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