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British Dictionary definitions for cantharid

cantharid

noun
  1. any beetle of the family Cantharidae, having a soft elongated body; though found frequenting flowers, they are carnivorous
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  • Canthar′idal, Cantharid′ian, Cantharid′ic, composed of cantharides.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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