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.

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

  • 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.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.