Definition of Big bedbug

1. Noun. Large bloodsucking bug.

Exact synonyms: Cone-nosed Bug, Conenose, Conenose Bug, Kissing Bug
Generic synonyms: Assassin Bug, Reduviid
Group relationships: Genus Triatoma, Triatoma

Lexicographical Neighbors of Big Bedbug

big C
big H
big O notation
big Os
big axillary nodes and normal breasts
big babies
big baby
big band
big bands
big bang
big bang theory
big beat
big bedbug (current term)
big blind
big bluestem
big bluestems
big board
big box
big boxes
big boy
big boys
big brain
big break
big brother
big brothers
big brown bat
big bucks

Literary usage of Big bedbug

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"The " big bedbug " has secured this name for itself because of its frequent presence in bedrooms and beds. Since several species of the ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Diseases of the Skin by Louis Adolphus Duhring (1881)
"According to the same authority, the "bloodsucking cone-nose," or " big bedbug" (Conorhinus sanguisuga), has been found in beds in southern Illinois and ..."

3. Insects Injurious to the Household and Annoying to Man by Glenn Washington Herrick (1914)
"In the Southwest it is known as the Mexican bedbug or, simply, the big bedbug. It is common in houses and its bite seems to be very severe and painful. ..."

4. The Elements of Animal Biology by Samuel Jackson Holmes (1919)
"The cone nose, or "big bedbug" occasionally attacks man also, but a more familiar and widespread pest is the ordinary bedbug of human dwellings. ..."

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