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A family of predatory insects comprising the assassin bugs, which attack humans and other animals. It includes the subfamily Triatominae, the kissing or cone-nose bugs, whose type genus Triatoma includes vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi.
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Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
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