[ri-doo-vee-id, -dyoo-]


Origin of reduviid

1885–90; < New Latin Reduviidae, family name, equivalent to Reduvi(a) type genus (Latin: hangnail) + -idae -id2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for reduviid

Historical Examples of reduviid

British Dictionary definitions for reduviid



any hemipterous bug of the family Reduviidae, which includes the assassin bugs and the wheel bug


of, relating to, or belonging to the family Reduviidae

Word Origin for reduviid

C19: from New Latin Reduviidae, from Latin reduvia a hangnail
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

reduviid in Medicine




A member of the family Reduviidae; an assassin bug.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.