Lygaeidae

noun
lygaeid bugs
Syn: ↑family Lygaeidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Hemiptera, ↑order Hemiptera
Member Meronyms: ↑lygaeid, ↑lygaeid bug, ↑Blissus, ↑genus Blissus

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\\līˈjēəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Lygaeus, type genus (from Greek lygaios shadowy) + -idae
: an extensive family of plant-sucking often brilliantly colored true bugs — see chinch bug

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