Definitions for: Cimex


[n] type genus of the Cimicidae: bedbugs



Webster (1913) Definition: Ci"mex, n.; pl. Cimices. [L., a bug.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of hemipterous insects of which the bedbug is the
best known example. See Bedbug.

Synonyms: genus Cimex

See Also: arthropod genus, bed bug, bedbug, chinch, Cimex lectularius, Cimicidae, family Cimicidae


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