from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A cockchafer, Melolontha vulgaris. Also May-bug, May-chafer.
- noun A June-bug, Lachnosterna fusca, or other species of the same genus. See cuts under
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- noun any of various large European beetles destructive to vegetation as both larvae and adult
- noun any of various large usually brown North American leaf-eating beetles common in late spring; the larvae feed on roots of grasses etc.
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