Meaning of ほたる in Japanese

It seems that ほたる(hotaru) is an inflection of ほた with the following forms:
  • form.
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Definition of ほたる

ほたる(hotaru) · ホタル(hotaru) ·

蛍螢 Kanji Details

  1. (n) firefly (Luciola cruciata); lightning bug; glowworm

    以前この辺にたくさんのホタルがいたものだった。
    There used to be lots of fireflies around here.

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