Oncopeltus

noun On·co·pel·tus \ˌäŋkōˈpeltəs\

Definition of Oncopeltus

  1. :  a genus of lygaeid bugs including the common milkweed bug (O. fasciatus)

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Origin and Etymology of oncopeltus

New Latin, perhaps from onc- + -peltus (from Greek peltē small shield) — more at pelta


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