Epilachna

noun Ep·i·lach·na \ˌepəˈlaknə\

Definition of Epilachna

  1. :  a genus of ladybirds that feed on plants both as larvae and adults — see mexican bean beetle

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Origin and Etymology of epilachna

New Latin, from epi- + -lachna (from Greek lachnē soft woolly hair)


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