Definition of Long-horned beetle

1. Noun. Long-bodied beetle having very long antennae.

Exact synonyms: Longicorn, Longicorn Beetle
Generic synonyms: Beetle
Group relationships: Cerambycidae, Family Cerambycidae
Specialized synonyms: Sawyer, Sawyer Beetle



Lexicographical Neighbors of Long-horned Beetle

long-eared owls
long-established
long-faced
long-familiar
long-fin tunny
long-fingered frog
long-haired
long-handled
long-handled spade
long-haul
long-hauls
long-head coneflower
long-headed
long-held
long-horned
long-horned beetle (current term)
long-jawed spider
long-jumper
long-lasting
long-leafed
long-leaved
long-leg arthropathy
long-legged
long-legged buzzard
long-legged buzzards
long-legs
long-life
long-lining
long-lived

Literary usage of Long-horned beetle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1863)
"or grub of a long-horned beetle. The perfect beetle of tue ... There is also another long-horned beetle, about half an inch in length, called the oak primer ..."

2. Report by Oklahoma Adjutant-general's office (1859)
"A black long-horned beetle 0.25 in length or slightly less, and about a third as broad, somewhat flattened, ..."

3. Invasive Species: Federal & Selected State Funding to Address Harmful by Lawrence J. Dyckman (2001)
"... Asian Long-Horned Beetles Worker standing inside a water intake pipe «moving zebra mussels Man in a field of purple loosestrife Asian long-horned beetle ..."

4. Principles & Practice of Teaching & Class Management by Joseph Landon (1895)
"... if necessary make difference clear by use of B. Bd. Show specimens of long- horned beetle to illustrate length of feelers in some species. ..."

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