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gold beetle

noun
1.
any of several beetles having a golden luster, as a chrysomelid, Metriona bicolor, that feeds on morning glories and roses.
Also called goldbug.
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gold beetle

/ˈɡəʊldˌbʌɡ/
noun
1.
any American beetle of the family Chrysomelidae having a bright metallic lustre
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