Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Murgantia histrionica, more fully called harlequin cabbagebug, from its brilliant markings.

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Examples

  • Other insects that destroy garden vegetables are the well-known green cabbage-worm, the harlequin cabbage-bug, the cabbage hairworm, the asparagus-beetle, the squash-bug, the squash-vine borer, the striped cucumber or melon beetle, the melon aphis, the corn boll-worm, the cornstalk borer and many others.

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