ladybird definition

  • noun:
    • See ladybug.
    • Any of the Coccinellidae category of beetles, typically having a round form and red or yellow spotted elytra.
    • Any one of several types of tiny beetles regarding the genus Coccinella and allied genera (household Coccinellidæ); -- called additionally ladybug, ladyclock, lady cow, woman fly, ladybeetle, and lady beetle. Coccinella seplempunctata in another of the normal European types. See coccinella.
    • A beetle associated with family Coccinellidæ, order Coleoptera, so named from its elegant kind and fragile color.
    • The pintail duck, Dafila acuta: so called from the elegant type.
    • A lady-love; a sweetheart: often used as a phrase of endearment.
    • little circular bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids also insect pests

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