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red + bug
redbug (plural redbugs)
- A particular kind of insect, a member of the family Pyrrhocoridae.
- 1960, Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird, chapter 13,
- Atticus paused, watching me locate an elusive redbug on my leg.
- "Gentle breeding," he continued, when I had found and scratched it,....