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Noun: Asiatic beetle  ,ey-zhee'a-tik 'bee-t(u)l
  1. Introduced into United States from the Orient; larvae feed on roots of sugarcane and other grasses
    - Oriental beetle, Anomala orientalis

Type of: scarabaean, scarabaeid, scarabaeid beetle

Part of: Anomala, genus Anomala

Encyclopedia: Asiatic beetle