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|Noun||1.||hemipteron - insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis|
insect - small air-breathing arthropod
Hemiptera, order Hemiptera - plant bugs; bedbugs; some true bugs; also includes suborders Heteroptera (true bugs) and Homoptera (e.g., aphids, plant lice and cicadas)
lygaeid, lygaeid bug - a true bug: usually bright-colored; pest of cultivated crops and some fruit trees
bed bug, bedbug, chinch, Cimex lectularius - bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood
backswimmer, Notonecta undulata - predaceous aquatic insect that swims on its back and may inflict painful bites
true bug - any of various insects of the order Hemiptera and especially of the suborder Heteroptera
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