rice bug

noun

Definition of rice bug

: an unpleasant smelling coreid bug (Leptocorixa varicornis) that is injurious to rice in India and the Far East

called also rice sapper

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“Rice bug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rice%20bug. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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