Definition of Cotton stainer

1. Noun. A true bug: bug that damages and stains the lint of developing cotton.

Generic synonyms: Heteropterous Insect
Group relationships: Dysdercus, Genus Dysdercus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cotton Stainer

cotton cake
cotton candy
cotton cloth
cotton flannel
cotton gin
cotton gins
cotton mill
cotton mouse
cotton on
cotton plant
cotton rat
cotton reel
cotton rose
cotton rush
cotton stainer (current term)
cotton strain
cotton swab
cotton swabs
cotton thistle
cotton to
cotton up
cotton wool
cotton wool bud
cotton wool buds
cotton wools

Literary usage of Cotton stainer

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1. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Ezra Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"Cotton-stainer " * The cotton-stainer or red-bug is stated by Hunter to be the most important cotton pest in Florida. It occurs in small numbers in Georgia, ..."

2. Insects Injurious to Fruits by William Saunders (1883)
"The Cotton-stainer. ... like that last described, belongs to the order of true bugs (Hemiptera) • it is commonly known as the red- bug, or cotton-stainer, ..."

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