oriental-beetle

oriental beetle

noun
a scarab beetle, Anomala orientalis, introduced into the U.S. from the Orient, the larvae of which feed on the roots of sugarcane and other grasses.
Also called Asiatic beetle.
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oriental beetle

noun
introduced into United States from the Orient; larvae feed on roots of sugarcane and other grasses 
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