rose beetle ExamplesWord Origin noun
Origin of rose beetle First recorded in 1775–85 Examples from the Web for rose beetle Historical Examples of rose beetle
She knew very well he was not a rose-beetle; he was a dung-beetle.
The rose-beetle (Cetonia aurata), Rsel informs us he fed with fruit and moist white bread for as long a period.
The rose-beetle turned his fan-shaped feelers to one side and let a ray of sunlight glide over them.
You let me think you were a rose-beetle and yesterday the snail told me you are a tumble-bug.