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Noun: Japanese beetle  ,ja-pu'neez 'bee-t(u)l
  1. Small metallic green and brown beetle native to eastern Asia; serious plant pest in North America
    - Popillia japonica

Derived forms: Japanese beetles

Type of: scarabaean, scarabaeid, scarabaeid beetle

Part of: genus Popillia, Popillia

Encyclopedia: Japanese beetle