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beetlenoun [C]

us   /ˈbit̬·əl/
any of various insects with a hard, shell-like back
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Translations of “Beetle”
in Korean 딱정벌레…
in Arabic خُنْفُساء…
in Malaysian kumbang…
in French coléoptère…
in Russian жук…
in Chinese (Traditional) 甲蟲…
in Italian scarabeo…
in Turkish çoğunlukla sert parlak ve siyah kabuksu vücudu olan bir böcek…
in Polish żuk, chrząszcz…
in Spanish escarabajo, coleóptero…
in Vietnamese bọ cánh cứng…
in Portuguese besouro…
in Thai แมลงปีกแข็ง…
in German der Käfer…
in Catalan escarabat…
in Japanese 甲虫(カブトムシやクワガタムシなど)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 甲虫…
in Indonesian kumbang…
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