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  • n. A large beetle (Allorhina nitida) which in the southern United States destroys figs. The elytra are velvety green with pale borders.
  • n. A bird, the figpecker.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large beetle (Allorhina nitida) which in the Southern United States destroys figs. The elytra are velvety green with pale borders.
  • n. A bird. See figpecker.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old name given by Willughby to a small bird of Great Britain, supposed to be the garden-warbler, Sylvia hortensis. Also fig-pecker.
  • n. In entomology, a scarabæoid beetle, Allorhina nitida.
  • n. A local Australian name of a small passerine bird of the genus Zosterops. Also termed grape-eater.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large greenish June beetle of southern United States

Etymologies

fig +‎ eater (Wiktionary)

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