Definition of chinch
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Chinch bugs are causing yellow to brown areas in St. Augustine lawns; treat when noticed.
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Origin and Etymology of chinch
Spanish chinche, from Latin cimic-, cimex
First Known Use: 1616See Words from the same year
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