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

  • n. The Colorado potato beetle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the Colorado beetle, Leptinotarsa decimlineata

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The Lema trilineata, a smaller and more slender striped beetle which feeds upon the potato plant, bur does less injury than the preceding species.

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

  • n. black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leaves; originally of eastern Rocky Mountains; now worldwide


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