from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a beetle (Trichodes apiarius) parasitic in beehives.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A European beetle, Trichodes apiarius, of the family Cleridæ, red and blue in color, which destroys the larvæ of the honey-bee. Other species of the same genus live in the nests of wild bees.
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- n. European beetle; infests beehives
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