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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Nocturnal beetle common in warm regions having luminescent abdominal organs; Tropical American click beetle having bright luminous spots.

Usage examples (39)
  • A firefly is a strobe-light which is commonly used for calling in aircraft at night.
  • Then the firefly is called a larva (LAR-va).
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