Mexican bean beetle
a ladybird beetle, Epilachna varivestis, introduced into the U.S. from Mexico, that feeds on the foliage of the bean plant.
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Also called bean beetle.
Origin of Mexican bean beetle
First recorded in 1920–25
Words nearby Mexican bean beetle
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