Definition of Big bedbug
1. Noun. Large bloodsucking bug.
Generic synonyms: Assassin Bug, Reduviid
Group relationships: Genus Triatoma, Triatoma
Lexicographical Neighbors of Big Bedbug
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. ..."