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Related to carabid beetle: ground beetle
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|Noun||1.||carabid beetle - predacious shining black or metallic terrestrial beetle that destroys many injurious insects|
beetle - insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
bombardier beetle - beetle that ejects audibly a pungent vapor when disturbed
calosoma - any beetle of the genus Calosoma