Croton bug

noun
Cro·​ton bug | \ ˈkrō-tᵊn- How to pronounce Croton bug (audio) \

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First Known Use of Croton bug

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Croton bug

Croton River, New York, used as a water supply for New York City

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The first known use of Croton bug was in 1877

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“Croton bug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Croton%20bug. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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Croton bug

noun
Cro·​ton bug | \ ˈkrōt-ᵊn- How to pronounce Croton bug (audio) \

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