Definition of Hemipterous

Hemipterous a. means: Of or pertaining to the Hemiptera.

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Hemipterous a. means: Of or pertaining to the Hemiptera.

Meaning of Hemipterous

Hemipterous (a.) means: Of or pertaining to the Hemiptera.

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Hemipteral (a.): Alt. of Hemipterous

Hemipterous (a.): Of or pertaining to the Hemiptera.

Promuscis (n.): The proboscis of hemipterous insects. See Illust. under Hemiptera.

Swordtail (n.): Any hemipterous insect of the genus Uroxiphus, found upon forest trees.

Pediculina (n. pl.): A division of parasitic hemipterous insects, including the true lice. See Illust. in Appendix.

Tingis (n.): A genus of small hemipterous insects which injure trees by sucking the sap from the leaves. See Illustration in Appendix.

Bedbug (n.): A wingless, bloodsucking, hemipterous insect (Cimex Lectularius), sometimes infesting houses and especially beds. See Illustration in Appendix.

Reduvid (n.): Any hemipterous insect of the genus Redivius, or family Reduvidae. They live by sucking the blood of other insects, and some species also attack man.

Skater (n.): Any one of numerous species of hemipterous insects belonging to Gerris, Pyrrhocoris, Prostemma, and allied genera. They have long legs, and run rapidly over the surface of the water, as if skating.

Calicoback (n.): An hemipterous insect (Murgantia histrionica) which injures the cabbage and other garden plants; -- called also calico bug and harlequin cabbage bug.

Cimex (n.): A genus of hemipterous insects of which the bedbug is the best known example. See Bedbug.

Phylloxera (n.): A small hemipterous insect (Phylloxera vastatrix) allied to the aphids. It attacks the roots and leaves of the grapevine, doing great damage, especially in Europe.

Coccus (n.): A genus of hemipterous insects, including scale insects, and the cochineal insect (Coccus cacti).

Water bug (): Any one of numerous species of large, rapacious, aquatic, hemipterous insects belonging to Belostoma, Benacus, Zaitha, and other genera of the family Belostomatidae. Their hind legs are long and fringed, and act like oars. Some of these insects are of great size, being among the largest existing Hemiptera. Many of them come out of the water and fly about at night.

Cicada (n.): Any species of the genus Cicada. They are large hemipterous insects, with nearly transparent wings. The male makes a shrill sound by peculiar organs in the under side of the abdomen, consisting of a pair of stretched membranes, acted upon by powerful muscles. A noted American species (C. septendecim) is called the seventeen year locust. Another common species is the dogday cicada.

Boat bug (): An aquatic hemipterous insect of the genus Notonecta; -- so called from swimming on its back, which gives it the appearance of a little boat. Called also boat fly, boat insect, boatman, and water boatman.

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Meaning of Hemipteral

Hemipteral means: Alt. of Hemipterous

Meaning of Hemipterous

Hemipterous means: Of or pertaining to the Hemiptera.

Meaning of Promuscis

Promuscis means: The proboscis of hemipterous insects. See Illust. under Hemiptera.

Meaning of Swordtail

Swordtail means: Any hemipterous insect of the genus Uroxiphus, found upon forest trees.

Meaning of Pediculina

Pediculina means: A division of parasitic hemipterous insects, including the true lice. See Illust. in Appendix.

Meaning of Tingis

Tingis means: A genus of small hemipterous insects which injure trees by sucking the sap from the leaves. See Illustration in Appendix.

Meaning of Bedbug

Bedbug means: A wingless, bloodsucking, hemipterous insect (Cimex Lectularius), sometimes infesting houses and especially beds. See Illustration in Appendix.

Meaning of Reduvid

Reduvid means: Any hemipterous insect of the genus Redivius, or family Reduvidae. They live by sucking the blood of other insects, and some species also attack man.

Meaning of Skater

Skater means: Any one of numerous species of hemipterous insects belonging to Gerris, Pyrrhocoris, Prostemma, and allied genera. They have long legs, and run rapidly over the surface of the water, as if skating.

Meaning of Calicoback

Calicoback means: An hemipterous insect (Murgantia histrionica) which injures the cabbage and other garden plants; -- called also calico bug and harlequin cabbage bug.

Meaning of Cimex

Cimex means: A genus of hemipterous insects of which the bedbug is the best known example. See Bedbug.

Meaning of Phylloxera

Phylloxera means: A small hemipterous insect (Phylloxera vastatrix) allied to the aphids. It attacks the roots and leaves of the grapevine, doing great damage, especially in Europe.

Meaning of Coccus

Coccus means: A genus of hemipterous insects, including scale insects, and the cochineal insect (Coccus cacti).

Meaning of Water bug

Water bug means: Any one of numerous species of large, rapacious, aquatic, hemipterous insects belonging to Belostoma, Benacus, Zaitha, and other genera of the family Belostomatidae. Their hind legs are long and fringed, and act like oars. Some of these insects are of great size, being among the largest existing Hemiptera. Many of them come out of the water and fly about at night.

Meaning of Cicada

Cicada means: Any species of the genus Cicada. They are large hemipterous insects, with nearly transparent wings. The male makes a shrill sound by peculiar organs in the under side of the abdomen, consisting of a pair of stretched membranes, acted upon by powerful muscles. A noted American species (C. septendecim) is called the seventeen year locust. Another common species is the dogday cicada.

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Meaning of stay

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Meaning of stiff

stiff means: To leave the bill for someone else to pay. They took the stiff to the morgue.

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