chinch

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish or Portuguese chinche (bug), from Latin cimex (bedbug).[1]

Noun[edit]

chinch (plural chinches)

  1. The bedbug (Cimex lectularius).

References[edit]

  1. ^ chinch” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).