long-horned beetle


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long-horned beetle

n
(Animals) the longicorn beetle. See longicorn1
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long′-horned` bee′tle


n.
any of numerous, often brightly colored beetles of the family Cerambycidae, usu. with long antennae, the larva of which bores into the wood of trees.
[1830–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.long-horned beetle - long-bodied beetle having very long antennaelong-horned beetle - long-bodied beetle having very long antennae
beetle - insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
Cerambycidae, family Cerambycidae - long-horned beetles
sawyer beetle, sawyer - any of several beetles whose larvae bore holes in dead or dying trees especially conifers
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