fire beetle

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noun
  1. any of numerous click beetles of the genus Pyrophorus, of tropical America, having luminous reddish or greenish spots on the body.

Origin of fire beetle

First recorded in 1835–45
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Related Words for fire beetle

firefly, fireworm, glowworm, lampyrid, noctiluca