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n. beetle

Definition of beetle in English

Insect that has rigid front wings and membranous posterior wings, a pair of compound eyes, antennae, and three pairs of legs.

Synonyms of beetle in English

coleopterancoleopteron

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n. dung beetle

Definition of dung beetle in English

Flightless beetle, typically black, that has hairy legs and forms balls of excrement which it rolls.

Synonyms of dung beetle in English

tumblebug

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n. elephant beetle

Definition of elephant beetle in English

Herbivorous rhinocerous beetle, black in colour and coated in fine, yellowish hair, whose males have a long frontal horn with two shorter ones on each side, which lives in tropical climates.

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n. Hercules beetle

Definition of Hercules beetle in English

Rhinoceros beetle with yellowish wings, whose males are up to 17 cm (7 in) in length and equipped with two large horns, one on the thorax and one on the head, considered the strongest animal in relation to its size.

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n. lady beetle

Definition of lady beetle in English

Insectivorous beetle that has a hemispherical body and brilliantly coloured wing covers, typically red or yellow, with black spots.

Synonyms of lady beetle in English

ladybirdladybuglady bugladybird beetle

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n. ladybird beetle

Definition of ladybird beetle in English

Insectivorous beetle that has a hemispherical body and brilliantly coloured wing covers, typically red or yellow, with black spots.

Synonyms of ladybird beetle in English

ladybirdladybuglady buglady beetle

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n. rhinoceros beetle

Definition of rhinoceros beetle in English

Beetle of large size that is reddish or darkly coloured, with one or more horns on its head, and only eats during its larval stage.

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n. stag beetle

Definition of stag beetle in English

Largest beetle in Europe, red or brown in colour, whose males are up to 10 cm (4 in) in length and have large jaws, which lives in forests and feeds on decaying wood.