Definition of reduvioid in US English:

reduvioid

adjective

Entomology
  • Of, relating to, or designating heteropteran insects of the superfamily Reduvioidea, which comprises the reduviid bugs and related families.

noun

Entomology
  • A reduvioid insect.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From scientific Latin Reduvius, genus name + -oid, after scientific Latin Reduvioidea, superfamily name.

Pronunciation

reduvioid

/rɪˈdjuːvɪɔɪd/