- any of numerous small, round, often brightly colored and spotted beetles of the family Coccinellidae, feeding chiefly on aphids and other small insects, but including several forms that feed on plants.
Origin of ladybug
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Examples from the Web for ladybug
Exhale on the cold pane, then draw a ladybug in the condensation.Crushing Christmas: How to Win Every Argument
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She has nicknames for all her students—she coos that they are her “ladybug” or “honey pie” or “sexy lady.”A Love Letter to ‘American Idol’ Judge Nicki Minaj
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Who is this Mrs. Ladybug, to pick flaws in the beautiful Betsy Butterfly?
It will appear, from this, that Mrs. Ladybug was not always as pleasant as she might have been.
Mrs. Ladybug was one of the few that were sometimes disagreeable to Betsy.
However, he could think of nothing but Mrs. Ladybug and her unkind speeches.
And all at once somebody shouted, "It's Mrs. Ladybug's dinner bell!"
Word Origin and History for ladybug
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