from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See ladybug.

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  • n. Another term for a ladybug (US terminology) or ladybird (British terminology). This term is preferred by some scientists.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests


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