calosoma

noun cal·o·so·ma \ˌkaləˈsōmə\

Definition of calosoma

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of large predaceous ground beetles (family Carabidae) that are green, black, or bronze in color and that feed on injurious caterpillars

  2. 2 plural -s :  any beetle of the genus Calosoma

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Origin and Etymology of calosoma

New Latin, from calo- + -soma


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