longicorn beetle

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

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  • longicorn — /ˈlɒndʒəkɔn/ (say lonjuhkawn) adjective 1. having long antennae, as beetles of the group Longicornia (family Cerambycidae). 2. belonging to this group. –noun 3. a longicorn or long horned beetle. {New Latin longicornis, from Latin longi long +… …  

  • longicorn — /lon ji kawrn /, Entomol. adj. 1. having long antennae. 2. belonging or pertaining to the Cerambycidae, comprising the long horned beetles. n. 3. See long horned beetle. [1840 50; < NL longicornis long horned, equiv. to longi LONGI + corn(u) HORN …   Universalium

  • longicorn — n. (Zoology) long horned beetle having long legs and narrow colored body …   English contemporary dictionary

  • longicorn — [ lɒn(d)ʒɪkɔ:n] noun former term for longhorn beetle. Origin C19: from mod. L. longicornis, from L. longus long + cornu horn …   English new terms dictionary

  • longicorn — lon•gi•corn [[t]ˈlɒn dʒɪˌkɔrn[/t]] adj. 1) ent having long antennae 2) ent long horned beetle • Etymology: 1840–50; < NL longicornis long horned …   From formal English to slang

  • longicorn — n. a longhorn beetle. Etymology: mod.L longicornis f. L longus long + cornu horn …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-horned beetle — noun long bodied beetle having very long antennae • Syn: ↑longicorn, ↑longicorn beetle • Hypernyms: ↑beetle • Hyponyms: ↑sawyer, ↑sawyer beetle • …   Useful english dictionary

  • musk beetle — noun : a European longicorn beetle (Aromia moschata) having an odor suggesting that of attar of roses * * * musk beetle noun A longicorn beetle that smells of attar of roses • • • Main Entry: ↑musk …   Useful english dictionary

  • sawyer beetle — noun any of several beetles whose larvae bore holes in dead or dying trees especially conifers • Syn: ↑sawyer • Hypernyms: ↑long horned beetle, ↑longicorn, ↑longicorn beetle • Hyponyms: ↑pine sawyer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Locust beetle — Locust Lo cust, n. [L. locusta locust, grasshopper. Cf. {Lobster}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of long winged, migratory, orthopterous insects, of the family {Acridid[ae]}, allied to the grasshoppers; esp., ({Edipoda migratoria},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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