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(Animals) a North American assassin bug, Melanolestes picipes, with a painful bite, usually attacking the lips or cheeks of man
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|Noun||1.||kissing bug - large bloodsucking bug |
assassin bug, reduviid - a true bug: long-legged predacious bug living mostly on other insects; a few suck blood of mammals
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kissing bugn chinche f, chinche besucona (Mex), chinche picuda (Guat, El Salv), pito (Col), chipo (Ven), chirima-cha (Perú), vinchuca (Arg, Bol, Chile, Ur)
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