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

  • n. See harlequin bug.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The calico bass.
  • n. An hemipterous insect (Murgantia histrionica) which injures the cabbage and other garden plants; -- called also calico bug and harlequin cabbage bug.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A local name on the Atlantic coast of the United States of the turnstone, Strepsilas interpres.
  • n. In entomology, the harlequin cabbage-bug (which see, under cabbage-bug).


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