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- n. One of a tribe of beetles that feed upon decaying animal and vegetable substances; a carrion beetle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of a tribe of beetles which feed upon decaying animal and vegetable substances; a carrion beetle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of the Saprophaga.
sapro- + -phage + -an (Wiktionary)
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