bean beetle

Definitions of bean beetle
  1. noun
    introduced into the United States from Mexico; feeds on the foliage of the bean plant
    synonyms: Epilachna varivestis, Mexican bean beetle
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    type of:
    lady beetle, ladybeetle, ladybird, ladybird beetle, ladybug
    small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests
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