Meaning of Colorado potato beetle

Colorad'o pota'to bee"tle

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  1. a black and yellow leaf beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, originally of Colorado and neighboring states but now a common pest in all potato-growing regions of the U.S. Also called
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