[ 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.
Words nearby long-horned beetle
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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