chinch

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish or Portuguese chinche ‎(bug), from Latin cimex ‎(bedbug).[1]

NounEdit

chinch ‎(plural chinches)

  1. The bedbug (Cimex lectularius).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ chinch” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).
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