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kissing bug

noun
1.
Informal.
  1. a person much given to kissing.
  2. an irresistible desire to kiss or be kissed.
2.
any of several assassin bugs that attack humans, sometimes inflicting painful bites.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for kissing-bug

kissing bug

noun
1.
a North American assassin bug, Melanolestes picipes, with a painful bite, usually attacking the lips or cheeks of man
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