Definition of True bug

1. Noun. Any of various insects of the order Hemiptera and especially of the suborder Heteroptera.




Definition of True bug

1. Noun. Any of various insects of the order ''Hemiptera'' and in particular of the suborder ''Heteroptera'', that are wingless or have two pairs of wings, and have mouthparts adapted for piercing and sucking. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of True Bug

true-or-false
true-pennies
true-penny
true-to-life(a)
true-up
true aneurysm
true ankylosis
true anomaly
true bacteria
true believer
true believer syndrome
true believers
true bill
true blackberry
true blue
true bug (current term)
true bugs
true cat
true cedar
true cementoma
true cholinesterase
true colours
true density
true diverticulum
true dwarf
true dwarfism
true fir
true flycatcher
true frog

Literary usage of True bug

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1. Transactions (1869)
"Larva of the true bug. 20 and 2. Pupa of the true bug. 21 and 6. Larva of the Bogus Bug. Figures 22 to 41 are representations of th& Enemies of the True ..."

2. Annual Report of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1870)
"Another true Bug, that has been repeatedly seen by Mr. Kiel, of Alton, ... Another true Bug, still more elegantly marked than the preceding, the [Fig. 44. ..."

3. The American Entomologist edited by Benjamin Dann Walsh, Charles V Riley, George Vasey (1868)
"Another true Bug, that has been repeatedly seen by Mr. Riehl, of Alton, preying upon the Colorado ... Another true Bug, still more elegantly marked eng. 44. ..."

4. Rural Affairs by John Jacob Thomas (1869)
"This is a true " bug"—it being of a soft, leathery texture, dull in its colors, slow in its motions, fetid in its smell, flattened in its form, ..."

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