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rɪˈdu vi ɪd, -ˈdyu-re·du·vi·id

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  1. assassin bug, reduviidnoun

    a true bug: long-legged predacious bug living mostly on other insects; a few suck blood of mammals


  1. reduviidnoun

    any member of the Reduviidae family of insects, especially the assassin bug


  1. reduviid

    The Reduviidae is a large cosmopolitan family of the order Hemiptera (true bugs). Among the Hemiptera and together with the Nabidae almost all species are terrestrial ambush predators: most other predatory Hemiptera are aquatic. The main examples of nonpredatory Reduviidae are some blood-sucking ectoparasites in the subfamily Triatominae. Though spectacular exceptions are known, most members of the family are fairly easily recognizable; they have a relatively narrow neck, sturdy build, and a formidable curved proboscis (sometimes called a rostrum). Large specimens should be handled with caution, if at all, because they sometimes defend themselves with a very painful stab from the proboscis.


  1. reduviid

    A reduviid is a type of predatory insect, belonging to the family Reduviidae, within the order Hemiptera. These insects are known for their elongated heads with strong, piercing mouthparts used to catch and consume their prey. Some species, commonly referred to as assassin bugs or kissing bugs, are also known to transmit diseases such as Chagas disease to humans. Reduviids are found worldwide, with over 7000 described species.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reduviid in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reduviid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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