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Japanese Beetle

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Noun

1. japanese beetle, popillia japonica

small metallic green and brown beetle native to eastern Asia; serious plant pest in North America

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Japanese Beetle

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noun
a scarabaeid beetle, Popillia japonica, that eats the leaves and fruits of various plants: accidentally introduced into the US from Japan

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Japanese Beetle

see synonyms of japanese beetle
a shiny, green-and-brown scarab beetle (Popillia japonica), orig. from Japan, which eats leaves, fruits, grasses, and roses and is damaging to crops

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Japanese Beetle

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n.
A metallic green and brown scarab beetle (Popillia japonica) native to eastern Asia, the larvae and adults of which feed on and damage the roots, foliage, and fruits of many North American turf, ornamental, and crop plants.

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