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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Melolonthinae — the cockchafer beetles.
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(Melolontha), and other insects in such a way that, with a delicate balance, he can measure their powers of draught.
The orthodox denomination of this insect is _Melolontha fullo_, Lin.
No social demands interfered with a calm and dignified contemplation of the Rose-beetle, _Melolontha subspinosa_, and his scandalous "Life