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conenose

[ kohn-nohz ]

noun

  1. 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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Word History and Origins

Origin of conenose1

First recorded in 1890–95; cone + nose

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