conenose

noun
cone·​nose | \ ˈkōn-ˌnōz How to pronounce conenose (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web They’re also known as conenose bugs or vampire bugs. Bill Heavey, Field & Stream, "The 10 Deadliest Animals on Earth," 5 Aug. 2020

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circa 1891, in the meaning defined above

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“Conenose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conenose. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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conenose

noun
cone·​nose | \ ˈkōn-ˌnōz How to pronounce conenose (audio) \

Medical Definition of conenose

: any of various large bloodsucking reduviid bugs especially of the genus Triatoma including some capable of inflicting painful bites

called also kissing bug

— compare assassin bug

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