metallic wood-boring beetle


any of numerous metallic green, blue, copper, or black beetles of the family Buprestidae, the larvae of which bore into the wood of trees.

Nearby words

  1. metallic bond,
  2. metallic glass,
  3. metallic lens,
  4. metallic luster,
  5. metallic soap,
  6. metallicize,
  7. metallide,
  8. metalliferous,
  9. metalline,
  10. metallist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019