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carpet beetle

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carpet beetle

noun

Definition of CARPET BEETLE

:  any of several small dermestid beetles (genera Anthrenus and Attagenus) whose larvae are destructive especially to woolen goods

First Known Use of CARPET BEETLE

circa 1889

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