Mexican bean beetle

noun

Definition of Mexican bean beetle

: a spotted ladybug (Epilachna varivestis) that feeds on the leaves of beans

First Known Use of Mexican bean beetle

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Mexican bean beetle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mexican%20bean%20beetle. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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