long-horned beetle

noun
long-bodied beetle having very long antennae
Syn: ↑longicorn, ↑longicorn beetle
Hypernyms: ↑beetle
Hyponyms: ↑sawyer, ↑sawyer beetle
Member Holonyms: ↑Cerambycidae, ↑family Cerambycidae

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noun also longhorn beetle \\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷-\
: any of various beetles that constitute the family Cerambycidae and are usually distinguished by their very long antennae

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/lawng"hawrnd', long"-/
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. Also called longhorn.
[1830-40]

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long-horned beetle «LNG HRND, LONG-»,
any wood-boring beetle of a group with extremely long, heavy antennae, injurious to trees, shrubs, and wooden lawn furniture.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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