Hemiptera

[hi-mip-ter-uh]
noun
the order comprising the true bugs.

Origin:
1810–20; < Neo-Latin (neuter plural); see hemi-, -pterous

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Biology an insect of the order hemiptera, also known as the true bugs.
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