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any of several turtle-shaped leaf beetles, as Chelymorpha cassidea (argus tortoise beetle or milkweed tortoise beetle) which resembles the ladybird beetle and feeds primarily on bindweed and milkweed.
a metallic-coloured leaf beetle of the genus Cassida, in which the elytra and terga cover the body like a shell
the green, smooth-skinned, edible fruit of an Asian vine, Actinidia arguta.
. a term used to refer to an Argentine. Historical Examples He does look a bit like a man, and we could Argy with him; but that old man, and that girl—they’ll take on so.’ Fern’s Hollow Hesba Stretton Well, Argy as you may, the place don’t look the same, now does it? Joyce’s Investments […]
a vigorous discussion or dispute. noun (pl) -bargies (Brit, informal) a wrangling argument or verbal dispute Also called argle-bargle
(of knitted articles) having a diamond-shaped pattern in two or more colors. a diamond-shaped pattern of two or more colors, used in knitting socks, sweaters, etc. a sock having this pattern. Contemporary Examples Eighteen years ago the world became widely aware of the plaid yellow suit, the white minidress, and an overload of argyle. Honoring […]