elaterid

elaterid
  n. click beetle.
   ♦ elateroid, a.

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  • elaterid — ELATERÍD, elateride, s.n. (La pl.) Familie de coleoptere cu corp alungit şi scorţos; (şi la sg.) insectă care face parte din această familie. – Din fr. élatérides. Trimis de LauraGellner, 10.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  ELATERÍD s. (entom.) faur.… …   Dicționar Român

  • elaterid — [ē lat′ər id] n. CLICK BEETLE adj. of the family of click beetles …   English World dictionary

  • elaterid — noun any of various widely distributed beetles • Syn: ↑elaterid beetle, ↑elater • Hypernyms: ↑beetle • Hyponyms: ↑click beetle, ↑skipjack, ↑snapping beetle, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • elaterid beetle — noun any of various widely distributed beetles • Syn: ↑elater, ↑elaterid • Hypernyms: ↑beetle • Hyponyms: ↑click beetle, ↑skipjack, ↑snapping beetle, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • elaterid — /i lat euhr id/, n. 1. any beetle of the family Elateridae, comprising the click beetles. adj. 2. belonging or pertaining to the family Elateridae. [ < NL Elateridae, equiv. to Elater the type genus ( < Gk; see ELATER) + idae ID2] * * * …   Universalium

  • elaterid — elat·er·id …   English syllables

  • elaterid — /əˈlætərəd/ (say uh latuhruhd) noun 1. any of the click beetles constituting the family Elateridae, most of which have the power of springing up when laid on their backs. –adjective 2. of or relating to the Elateridae …  

  • fire beetle — noun tropical American click beetle having bright luminous spots • Syn: ↑firefly, ↑Pyrophorus noctiluca • Hypernyms: ↑elaterid beetle, ↑elater, ↑elaterid • Member Holonyms: ↑Pyrophorus …   Useful english dictionary

  • click beetle — noun able to right itself when on its back by flipping into the air with a clicking sound • Syn: ↑skipjack, ↑snapping beetle • Hypernyms: ↑elaterid beetle, ↑elater, ↑elaterid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Elateridae — noun click beetles and certain fireflies • Syn: ↑family Elateridae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Coleoptera, ↑order Coleoptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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