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bedbug

noun bed·bug \ˈbed-ˌbəg\

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

Full Definition of BEDBUG

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

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First Known Use of BEDBUG

1708

bedbug

noun bed·bug \ˈbed-ˌbəg\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BEDBUG

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

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