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assassin bug

División en sílabas: as·sas·sin bug

Definición de assassin bug en inglés:

sustantivo

A long-legged predatory or bloodsucking bug that occurs chiefly in the tropics and feeds mainly on other arthropods. Some of those that bite humans can transmit microorganisms such as the one causing Chagas' disease.
Example sentences
  • An assassin bug passes by and eats the clutch for breakfast.
  • Perhaps it is this effect that the assassin bug uses to gauge its distance from a victim?
  • They are called kissing bugs or assassin bugs in English, but in Latin America they have many regional names.

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