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bedbug

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noun bed·bug \ˈbed-ˌbəg\

Simple Definition of bedbug

  • : a very small insect that lives in dirty beds and that bites people and sucks their blood

Full Definition of bedbug

  1. :  a wingless bloodsucking hemipterous bug (Cimex lectularius) sometimes infesting houses and especially beds and feeding on human blood

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1708

First Known Use of bedbug

1708


BEDBUG Defined for Kids

bedbug

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noun bed·bug \ˈbed-ˌbəg\

Definition of bedbug

  1. :  a small wingless insect that sucks blood and is sometimes found in houses and especially in beds




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bedbug

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noun bed·bug \ˈbed-ˌbəg\

Medical Definition of bedbug

  1. :  a wingless bloodsucking bug (Cimex lectularius) sometimes infesting houses and especially beds and feeding on human blood—called also chinch



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