Search Result for "goldsmith beetle":

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Goldsmith \Gold"smith`\, n. [AS. goldsmi?. See Gold., and Smith.] 1. An artisan who manufactures vessels and ornaments, etc., of gold. [1913 Webster] 2. A banker. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Note: The goldsmiths of London formerly received money on deposit because they were prepared to keep it safely. [1913 Webster] Goldsmith beetle (Zool.), a large, bright yellow, American beetle (Cotalpa lanigera), of the family Scarab[ae]id[ae] [1913 Webster]