ladybeetle
ladybeetle ladybeetle n. Same as {ladybird}.

Syn: ladybug, lady beetle, ladybird, ladybird beetle. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ladybeetle — Ladybird La dy*bird , n. [Equiv. to, bird of Our Lady.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small beetles of the genus {Coccinella} and allied genera (family {Coccinellid[ae]}); called also {ladybug}, {ladyclock}, {lady cow}, {lady fly},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ladybeetle — /lay dee beet l/, n. ladybug. Also, lady beetle. [1875 80; LADY(BUG) + BEETLE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ladybeetle — noun The ladybird / ladybug …   Wiktionary

  • ladybeetle — n. ladybug, small rounded and spotted brightly colored beetle, ladybird …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ladybeetle — la′dy•bee tle or la′dy bee tle n. ent ladybug • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • ladybeetle — noun small round bright colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests • Syn: ↑ladybug, ↑lady beetle, ↑ladybird, ↑ladybird beetle • Hypernyms: ↑beetle • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coccinella seplempunctata — Ladybird La dy*bird , n. [Equiv. to, bird of Our Lady.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small beetles of the genus {Coccinella} and allied genera (family {Coccinellid[ae]}); called also {ladybug}, {ladyclock}, {lady cow}, {lady fly},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lady beetle — Ladybird La dy*bird , n. [Equiv. to, bird of Our Lady.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small beetles of the genus {Coccinella} and allied genera (family {Coccinellid[ae]}); called also {ladybug}, {ladyclock}, {lady cow}, {lady fly},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lady cow — Ladybird La dy*bird , n. [Equiv. to, bird of Our Lady.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small beetles of the genus {Coccinella} and allied genera (family {Coccinellid[ae]}); called also {ladybug}, {ladyclock}, {lady cow}, {lady fly},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lady fly — Ladybird La dy*bird , n. [Equiv. to, bird of Our Lady.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small beetles of the genus {Coccinella} and allied genera (family {Coccinellid[ae]}); called also {ladybug}, {ladyclock}, {lady cow}, {lady fly},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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