Definition of larder beetle in US English:

larder beetle

noun

  • A brownish scavenging beetle which is a pest of stored products, especially meat and hides.

    Dermestes lardarius, family Dermestidae

    • ‘Borates are the most effective treatment for many crawling insects including, roaches, silverfish, larder beetles, carpenter ants, and other woodborers, as well as wood decay organisms.’