family Cicindelidae

noun
tiger beetles
Syn: ↑Cicindelidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Coleoptera, ↑order Coleoptera
Member Meronyms: ↑tiger beetle

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  • coleopteran — /koh lee op teuhr euhn, kol ee /, adj. 1. belonging or pertaining to the order Coleoptera. n. 2. a beetle. [1840 50; COLEOPTER(A) + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction   any member of the insect order Coleoptera, consisting of the beetles and weevils …   Universalium

  • Coleoptera — noun beetles • Syn: ↑order Coleoptera • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Insecta, ↑class Insecta, ↑Hexapoda, ↑class Hexapoda …   Useful english dictionary

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  • tiger beetle — any of numerous active, usually brightly colored beetles, of the family Cicindelidae, that prey on other insects. [1820 30] * * * Any of some 2,000 species (family Cicindelidae) of voracious beetles, found worldwide but mostly in the tropics and… …   Universalium

  • tiger beetle — noun active usually bright colored beetle that preys on other insects • Hypernyms: ↑beetle • Member Holonyms: ↑Cicindelidae, ↑family Cicindelidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • tiger — n. 1 a large Asian flesh eating feline, Panthera tigris, having a yellow brown coat with black stripes. 2 a fierce, energetic, or formidable person. Phrases and idioms: tiger beetle any flesh eating beetle of the family Cicindelidae, with spotted …   Useful english dictionary

  • tiger beetle — noun Date: 1826 any of numerous active carnivorous beetles (family Cicindelidae) having larvae that tunnel in the soil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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