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Hemiptera

[hi-mip-ter-uh] /hɪˈmɪp tər ə/
noun
1.
the order comprising the true bugs.
Origin
1810-1820
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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