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BED BUG

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bed bug mean? 

BED BUG (noun)
  The noun BED BUG has 1 sense:

1. bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood

  Familiarity information: BED BUG used as a noun is very rare.


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BED BUG (noun)


Sense 1bed bug [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

bed bug; bedbug; chinch; Cimex lectularius

Hypernyms ("bed bug" is a kind of...):

bug; hemipteran; hemipteron; hemipterous insect (insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis)

Holonyms ("bed bug" is a member of...):

Cimex; genus Cimex (type genus of the Cimicidae: bedbugs)


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