stinkbug


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Related to stinkbug: wheel bug, Shield bug, Pentatomidae, Western conifer seed bug

stink·bug

 (stĭngk′bŭg′)
n.
Any of numerous hemipteran insects of the family Pentatomidae, having a broad, flattened body and emitting a strong odor from glands in the abdomen.

stinkbug

(ˈstɪŋkˌbʌɡ)
n
another name for shield bug
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