Definition of lightning bug in English:

lightning bug

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noun

North American term for firefly.
More example sentences
  • I've thought that fire ants had killed off most of the lightning bugs like they have the horned toads.
  • The favorite ‘hangouts’ of lightning bugs are east of the Rocky Mountains and away from city lights.
  • This is a rare phenomenon in which the lightning bugs in an area flash in unison.

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Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
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