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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Cockchafer \Cock"chaf`er\, n. [See Chafer the beetle.] (Zool.)
A beetle of the genus Melolontha (esp. Melolontha
vulgaris) and allied genera; -- called also May bug,
chafer, or dorbeetle.
[1913 Webster] Cockcrow
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: any of various large European beetles destructive to
vegetation as both larvae and adult [syn: cockchafer,
May bug, May beetle, Melolontha melolontha]
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