bee beetle


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bee beetle

n
(Animals) a European beetle, Trichodes apiarius, that is often parasitic in beehives: family Cleridae
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Noun1.bee beetle - European beetle; infests beehives
clerid, clerid beetle - predacious on other insects; usually brightly colored or metallic
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