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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several beetles, of the family Cantharidae, that are predators of aphids and other insects

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an American carabid beetle (Chauliognathus Americanus) whose larva feeds upon other insects, such as the plum curculio.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any beetle of the family Telephoridæ.


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