Definition of gold beetle in English:
A leaf beetle with metallic gold coloration.
- Several species in the family Chrysomelidae, in particular Metriona bicolor
- They are sometimes called gold beetles because of the metallic sheen produced by their carapace.
- Relatives of the tropical gold beetles, such as the green and silver-striped scarab known as Plusiotis gloriosa, are found here in North America.
- A couple of those Rivenese gold beetles ought to tell for sure.
Definition of gold beetle in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan