any of a genus (Cimex) of broad, flat, nearly wingless, bloodsucking, hemipterous bugs, including the common bedbug
Origin of cimexModern Latin from L, a bug from Indo-European base an unverified form ?i-, dark gray from source Russian sinij, dark blue
An insect of the genus Cimex, which includes the bedbugs.
Origin of cimexLatin cīmex bedbug
From the genus name Cimex, from Latin cīmex (“bug”).