Cimex meaning

sīmĕks
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An insect of the genus Cimex, which includes the bedbugs.
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Any of a genus (Cimex) of broad, flat, nearly wingless, bloodsucking, hemipterous bugs, including the common bedbug.
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Any member of the genus Cimex, especially the bedbug.
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Origin of cimex

  • Latin cīmex bedbug

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the genus name Cimex, from Latin cīmex (“bug”).

    From Wiktionary