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larder beetle

Syllabification: lar·der bee·tle

Definition of larder beetle in English:

noun

A brownish scavenging beetle that is a pest of stored products, especially meat and hides.
  • Dermestes lardarius, family Dermestidae
Example sentences
  • Borates are the most effective treatment for many crawling insects including, roaches, silverfish, larder beetles, carpenter ants, and other woodborers, as well as wood decay organisms.

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