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conenose

[ kohn-nohz ]
/ ˈkoʊnˌnoʊz /
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noun
any of several bloodsucking assassin bugs of the genus Triatoma, some of which inflict a painful bite and serve as vectors of Chagas' disease.
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Origin of conenose

First recorded in 1890–95; cone + nose
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