from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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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  • noun European beetle; infests beehives


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