family Reduviidae

noun
assassin bugs
Syn: ↑Reduviidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Heteroptera, ↑suborder Heteroptera
Member Meronyms: ↑assassin bug, ↑reduviid, ↑Triatoma, ↑genus Triatoma, ↑Arilus, ↑genus Arilus

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