Definitions

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 dor-bug and June-bug.

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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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