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Any of various insects of the family Tingidae, having a lacelike pattern of ridges on the body and wings, and some of which are pests of ornamental trees and shrubs.
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(Animals) a small bug of the family Tingidae, having a delicate pattern in the wing venation. They are plant feeders and include the thistle lace bugs (Tingis cardui and T. ampliata) and the rhododendron bug (Stephanitis rhododendri)
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|Noun||1.||lace bug - small bug having body and wings covered with a lacy network of raised lines|
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