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 L&ymacron;gus, genus name, from Greek l&umacron;gaios, murky, from l&umacron;g&emacron;, twilight.