red bug

noun

Southern US and Midland US

Word History

First Known Use

1827, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of red bug was in 1827

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“Red bug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red%20bug. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

red bug

noun
Southern & Midland

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