Origin of beetle1
Words nearby beetle
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Origin of beetle2
OTHER WORDS FROM beetlebeetler, noun
Other definitions for beetle (3 of 3)
Origin of beetle3
How to use beetle in a sentence
Examples include some beetles and rainforest kangaroos called pademelons.
The diabolical ironclad beetle is like a tiny tank on six legs.
Near the back of the beetle, the ridges are not as tightly interlocked.
He writes of the beetles that save mimosa trees in Houston, his daughter’s death at age 38 and greeting “small nervous birds” in walks along the sea.Eighty years of memories that will stir readers’ own|Connie Schultz|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Last weekend, China’s customs agency banned imports of timber from Queensland, claiming it had found a beetle infestation in one shipment.
Blister rust is like having the flu; the pine beetle is like fast acting leukemia.
In 2007, FWS reported that the beetle outbreak had affected only 16 percent of the whitebark pines.
The Beetle was launched with a series of television commercials unlike any before them.
Who could turn down a seaside drive in a bright yellow Beetle?World-Famous Architects Design Dollhouses For New Charity Project|Chloë Ashby|November 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The rhino beetle—fried, stewed, grilled, or roasted—is high in calcium and protein.Cicadas, Grasshoppers, Locusts, Ants Among the Tastiest Insects|Nina Strochlic|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her feet crush creeping things: there is a busy ant or blazoned beetle, with its back broken, writhing in the dust, unseen.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
But strangest of all the dishes at the Tagal's feast was one prepared from a kind of beetle.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Then the juice would fill up the hole the beetle had made, and the tree would go on growing as before.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
There was a toy balloon, a beetle that ran all over the room in a life-like manner, a jumping jack, and some popcorn balls.
Old Mr. Ford declared he had not laughed so much in twenty years as he did at the antics of the boys and the beetle.