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 c&imacron;mex, bedbug.
From the genus name Cimex, from Latin cīmex (“bug”).