Definition of Conenose

1. Noun. Large bloodsucking bug.

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



Definition of Conenose

1. n. A large hemipterous insect of the family Reduviidæ, often found in houses, esp. in the southern and western United States. It bites severely, and is one of the species called kissing bugs. It is also called big bedbug.

Definition of Conenose

1. a bloodsucking insect [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Conenose

cone fibre
cone friction clutch
cone granule
cone of light
cone pepper
cone shape
cone vision
coned
coneflower
coneflowers
coneine
coneless
conelike
conelrad
conelrads
conenose (current term)
conenose bug
conenoses
conepate
conepates
conepatl
conepatls
conepiece
conepieces
cones
conessi
conessines
conexus
conexus intertendineus

Literary usage of Conenose

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"WHEEL-BUG, any of several species of conenose (qv). WHEEL-GEARING, a general term applicable to all forms of mechanical devices by which motion is ..."

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