noun Co·rixa \kəˈriksə\

Definition of Corixa

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Corixidae) of carnivorous aquatic bugs comprising the boat bugs and having the hind pair of legs modified into elongated swimming organs which resemble oars


\-sə̇d\ noun or adjective

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Origin and Etymology of corixa

New Latin, irregular from Greek koris bedbug — more at coreidae

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