Bedbug meaning

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See also bed bug.
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Any of several small wingless parasitic insects of the family Cimicidae, especially Cimex lectularius, which infests dwellings and bedding and feeds on human blood.
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Any of various members of a family (Cimicidae) of wingless, bloodsucking hemipteran insects, esp. the species (Cimex lectularius) with a broad, flat, reddish-brown body and an unpleasant odor that infests beds, furniture, walls, etc., is active mainly at night, and may transmit a variety of diseases.
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Any of several small wingless parasitic insects of the family Cimicidae, especially Cimex lectularius, which infests dwellings and bedding and feeds on human blood.
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Small nocturnal insects of the family Cimicidae that feed on the blood of humans and other warm-blooded hosts.
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Origin of bedbug

  • bed +‎ bug.

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