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斑猫斑蝥
Readings
はんみょう
hanmyou
ハンミョウ
hanmyou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Usually written using kana alone
tiger beetle (esp. the Japanese tiger beetle, Cicindela japonica)

See also: 土斑猫
Colloquialism
blister beetle, oil beetlejapanischer Sandlaufkäfer, Tigerkäfer, Cicindela japonica

Kanji
ON: ハンKUN: ふ, まだら
spot, blemish, speck, patches

ON: ビョウKUN: ねこ
cat

ON: ハンKUN: ふ, まだら
spot, blemish, speck, patches

ON: ボウ, ム, メウ, ブ
fly which is used similarly to cantharides

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