redbug

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

red +‎ bug

Noun[edit]

redbug (plural redbugs)

  1. 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,....

Anagrams[edit]