Etymology
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cimex (n.)

1580s, Latin, "bug, bedbug," also a term of reproach, of uncertain origin. Related: Cimicic; cimiceous "buggy;" cimicine "smelling of bugs" (1849).

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Definitions of cimex

Cimex (n.)
type genus of the Cimicidae: bedbugs;
Synonyms: genus Cimex
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