[ lawng-hawrnd, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˌhɔrnd, ˈlɒŋ- /
any of numerous, often brightly colored beetles of the family Cerambycidae, usually with long antennae, the larva of which bores into the wood of living or decaying trees.
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Origin of long-horned beetle
First recorded in 1830–40
Also called longhorn.
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British Dictionary definitions for long-horned beetle
the longicorn beetleSee longicorn (def. 1)
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