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Any member of the family Anthocoridae, comprising small, oval-shaped, flattened hemipteran insects which prey on small arthropods; also called flower bug.
Of or belonging to the family Anthocoridae.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Science. From scientific Latin Anthocoridae, family name from Anthocoris, genus name + -idae.
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