Definition of shield bug in English:

shield bug

Syllabification: shield bug

noun

  • another term for stink bug.
    More example sentences
    • It is controlled by insecticides and also a predatory shield bug.
    • Although sometimes mistaken for beetles, shield bugs belong to a different group of insects, the Hemiptera.
    • Sadly, the shield bugs, also known as stink bugs, tend to emit a foul odor when alarmed…

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