The definition of a ladybug is a small, roundish-shaped flying insect with a brightly colored back covered in black spots.(noun)
An example of a ladybug is a small round red bug that feeds on aphids.
See ladybug in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: see ladybird
See ladybug in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Probably from its seven spots being considered a symbol of the seven sorrows of the Virgin Mary.
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