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Related to cotton stainer: Dysdercus
Any of various small, flat, red and black insects of the genus Dysdercus that pierce cotton bolls and stain the fibers.
(Animals) any of various heteropterous insects of the genus Dysdercus: serious pests of cotton, piercing and staining the cotton bolls: family Pyrrhocoridae
any of several large red and black bugs of the genus Dysdercus that puncture oranges and cotton bolls and discolor cotton fiber.
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|Noun||1.||cotton stainer - a true bug: bug that damages and stains the lint of developing cotton|
heteropterous insect - true bugs: insects whose forewings are membranous but have leathery tips