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lygus bug

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noun ly·gus bug \ˈlī-gəs-\

Definition of lygus bug

  1. :  any of various small sucking bugs (genus Lygus) including some pests of cultivated plants



Origin and Etymology of lygus bug

New Latin Lygus


First Known Use: 1936


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