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⌂ a small North American scarab beetle (Macrodactylus subspinosus) that, as a larva, feeds on plant roots, and, as an adult, on leaves and flowers
also called rose bug
Either of two scarab beetles, Macrodactylus subspinosus of North America or Cetonia aurata of Europe, that cause damage to the roots, leaves, and blossoms of roses, grapes, and other plants. Also called rose beetle, rose bug.