coreid bug

[ kawr-ee-id ]
/ ˈkɔr i ɪd /

noun

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Origin of coreid bug

< New Latin Coreidae the family which includes such bugs, equivalent to Core(us) a genus (based on Greek kóris bug) + -idae -id2
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