ladybeetle

or la·dy bee·tle

[ ley-dee-beet-l ]
/ ˈleɪ diˌbit l /

noun


Nearby words

  1. lady's-thumb,
  2. lady's-tresses,
  3. lady-in-waiting,
  4. lady-killer,
  5. lady-of-the-night,
  6. ladybird,
  7. ladybird beetle,
  8. ladyboy,
  9. ladybug,
  10. ladyfinger

Origin of ladybeetle

First recorded in 1875–80; lady(bug) + beetle1

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