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4 definitions found
 for dorbeetle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dor \Dor\, n. [Cf. AS. dora drone, locust, D. tor beetle, L.
     taurus a kind of beetle. Cf. Dormouse.] (Zool.)
     A large European scaraboid beetle ({Geotrupes stercorarius),
     which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also
     applied to allied American species, as the June bug. Called
     also dorr, dorbeetle, or dorrbeetle, dorbug,
     dorrfly, and buzzard clock.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dorbeetle \Dor"bee`tle\, n. (Zool.)
     See 1st Dor.
     [1913 Webster]

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) :

  dorbeetle
      n 1: Old World dung beetle that flies with a droning sound

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