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thread-legged bug

[ thred-leg-id, -legd ]
/ ˈθrɛdˌlɛg ɪd, -ˌlɛgd /
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noun
any of certain insects of the family Reduviidae, characterized by an elongated, slender body and long frail legs, the front pair of which are raptorial.
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Also called spider bug.
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