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reduviid

[ri-doo-vee-id, -dyoo-] /rɪˈdu vi ɪd, -ˈdyu-/
noun
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Neo-Latin Reduviidae, family name, equivalent to Reduvi(a) type genus (Latin: hangnail) + -idae -id2
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British Dictionary definitions for reduviid

reduviid

/rɪˈdjuːvɪɪd/
noun
1.
any hemipterous bug of the family Reduviidae, which includes the assassin bugs and the wheel bug
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the family Reduviidae
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Reduviidae, from Latin reduvia a hangnail
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reduviid in Medicine

reduviid re·du·vi·id (rĭ-dōō'vē-ĭd, -dyōō'-)
n.
A member of the family Reduviidae; an assassin bug.

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