Long-horned
Long-horned Long"-horned`, a. (Zo["o]l.) [Obs.] Having a long horn or horns; as, a long-horned goat, or cow; having long antenn[ae], as certain beetles ({Longicornia}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Long-horned — may refer to:* Asian long horned beetle, pest insect * Citrus long horned beetle, long horned beetle native to China and Korea * Giant Fijian long horned beetle, one of the largest living insect species * Long horned caddisflies, the second… …   Wikipedia

  • long-horned beetle — long′ horned bee′tle n. ent 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 • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • long-horned grasshopper — long′ horned grass′hopper n. ent any of numerous insects of the family Tettigoniidae, having long, threadlike antennae • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • long-horned beetle — [lôŋ′hôrnd΄] n. any of a family (Cerambycidae) of slender beetles having very long antennae and wood eating larvae …   English World dictionary

  • long-horned grasshopper — n. any of a family (Tettigoniidae) of greenish grasshoppers with long antennae …   English World dictionary

  • long-horned beetle — /lawng hawrnd , long / any of numerous, often brightly colored beetles of the family Cerambycidae, usually with long antennae, the larva of which bores into the wood of living or decaying trees. Also called longhorn. [1830 40] * * * ▪ insect also …   Universalium

  • long-horned beetle — noun long bodied beetle having very long antennae • Syn: ↑longicorn, ↑longicorn beetle • Hypernyms: ↑beetle • Hyponyms: ↑sawyer, ↑sawyer beetle • …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-horned grasshopper — any of numerous insects of the family Tettigoniidae, having long, threadlike antennae and well developed stridulating organs on the forewings of the male. Also, longhorn grasshopper. Also called tettigoniid. Cf. katydid. [1890 95] * * * ▪ insect… …   Universalium

  • long-horned cowfish — ilgaragė dėžiažuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lactoria cornuta angl. long horned cowfish rus. обыкновенный рогатый кузовок ryšiai: platesnis terminas – dviragės dėžiažuvės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • long-horned beetle — noun Date: 1840 any of a family (Cerambycidae syn. Longicornia) of beetles usually distinguished by their very long antennae called also longhorn beetle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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