- /ˈkun bʌg / (say 'koohn bug)
either of two native Australian bugs, Oxycarenus luctuosus (also known as the cotton-feed bug) and O. arctatus. The coon bug is small, coloured black and white, feeds chiefly on malvaceous plants but also on vegetables and orchard trees, is widely dispersed throughout Australia, and is classified as a minor pest.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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