Coc·​ci·​nel·​la | \ ˌkäksəˈnelə\

Definition of Coccinella

: a cosmopolitan genus of small beetles that is the type of the family Coccinellidae and includes a number of typical ladybugs

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History and Etymology for Coccinella

New Latin, from Latin coccinus scarlet-colored (from Greek kokkinos, from kokkos kermes berry) + -ella

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