buffalo carpet beetle

buffalo carpet beetle
noun
a small black and red and white carpet beetle
Hypernyms: ↑carpet beetle, ↑carpet bug

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I. noun II. noun

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  • buffalo carpet beetle. — See under carpet beetle. Also called buffalobug /buf euh loh bug /, buffalo bug, buffalo moth. * * * …   Universalium

  • buffalo carpet beetle. — See under carpet beetle. Also called buffalobug /buf euh loh bug /, buffalo bug, buffalo moth …   Useful english dictionary

  • carpet beetle — noun small beetle whose larvae are household pests feeding on woolen fabrics • Syn: ↑carpet bug • Hypernyms: ↑beetle • Hyponyms: ↑buffalo carpet beetle, ↑Anthrenus scrophulariae, ↑black carpet beetle …   Useful english dictionary

  • carpet beetle — any of several small beetles of the family Dermestidae, the larvae of which are household pests, feeding on rugs and other woolen fabrics, esp. Anthrenus scrophulariae (buffalo carpet beetle) and Attagenus piceus (black carpet beetle). Also… …   Universalium

  • Carpet beetle — Carpet Car pet (k[aum]r p[e^]t), n. [OF. carpite rug, soft of cloth, F. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. It. carpita rug, blanket), LL. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. L. carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Gr. karpo s fruit, E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carpet bug — noun small beetle whose larvae are household pests feeding on woolen fabrics • Syn: ↑carpet beetle • Hypernyms: ↑beetle • Hyponyms: ↑buffalo carpet beetle, ↑Anthrenus scrophulariae, ↑black carpet beetle …   Useful english dictionary

  • buffalo bug — noun or buffalo carpet beetle Etymology: so called from its appearance : carpet beetle * * * buffalo bug, = carpet beetle. (Cf. ↑carpet beetle) …   Useful english dictionary

  • buffalo bug — Carpet Car pet (k[aum]r p[e^]t), n. [OF. carpite rug, soft of cloth, F. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. It. carpita rug, blanket), LL. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. L. carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Gr. karpo s fruit, E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carpet — Car pet (k[aum]r p[e^]t), n. [OF. carpite rug, soft of cloth, F. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. It. carpita rug, blanket), LL. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. L. carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Gr. karpo s fruit, E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carpet bug — Carpet Car pet (k[aum]r p[e^]t), n. [OF. carpite rug, soft of cloth, F. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. It. carpita rug, blanket), LL. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. L. carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Gr. karpo s fruit, E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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