lygus bugly·gus bug
any of a genus (Lygus, family Miridae) of hemipterous bugs, including many that damage plants
Origin of lygus bugModern Latin
Any of various plant-feeding insects of the genus Lygus, including certain species that are destructive to agricultural crops.
Origin of lygus bugNew Latin Légus genus name from Greek lūgaios murky from lūgē twilight