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Noun: ladybird  'ley-di,burd
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: ladybug)
  1. Small round bright-coloured and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests
    - ladybug [N. Amer], ladybeetle [N. Amer], lady beetle [N. Amer], ladybird beetle

Derived forms: ladybirds

Type of: beetle

Part of: Coccinellidae, family Coccinellidae

Encyclopedia: Ladybird, Ladybird