Definition of Ladybirds

1. Noun. (plural of ladybird) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ladybirds

1. ladybird [n] - See also: ladybird

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ladybirds

lady of pleasure
lady of the house
lady or tiger
lady palm
lady smock
lady smocks
lady tulip
lady who lunches
ladybeetle
ladybeetles
ladybird
ladybird beetle
ladybird spider
ladybirds (current term)
ladyboys
ladybug
ladybugs
ladyclock
ladyclocks
ladycow
ladycows
ladye
ladyes
ladyfied
ladyfies
ladyfinger
ladyfingers

Literary usage of Ladybirds

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1. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1901)
"Very little black scale is to be found in that district, and it is very scattering, but not a trace of any of the other ladybirds was found. ..."

2. Biennial Report by South Dakota, California State Board of Horticulture, State Athletic Commission (1890)
"Sometimes it happens that the scale gets ahead of the ladybirds, and remedies have to be applied, and in so doing many of these friends are destroyed; ..."

3. The Boy Scouts' Year Book by Boy Scouts of America (1921)
"ladybirds Do Their Shares By Delphi* Phillips ENTOMOLOGISTS, or bug men, of the US Department of ... Hundreds of specimens of the ladybirds were collected, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"They are considered useful in destroying plant- lice, hence' the name "aphis-lions" (qv), but in California they attack the ladybirds. ..."

5. Twelve Hundred Miles in a Waggon by Alice Blanche Balfour (1895)
"... scale and ladybirds—Fish-carts. GROOT SCHUUR, RONDEBOSCH, CAPE TOWN, \jth April 1894. WE expected to have to go to a hotel on landing, ..."

6. Stories of Insect Life: Second Series, Summer and Autumn by Mary Esther Murtfeldt, Clarence Moores Weed (1899)
"... THE USEFULNESS OF ladybirds. WHILE the ladybird larvae often kill young caterpillars and eat the eggs and young of ..."

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