black beetle

noun (1)

Definition of black beetle

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: either of two glossy black burrowing beetles that are very destructive to turf and certain cultivated plants in Australia:
a : a beetle (Heteronychus sanctae-helenae) that was accidentally introduced from Africa
b : a native beetle (Metanastes vulgivagus)


noun (2)

Definition of blackbeetle (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly British
: oriental cockroach

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