from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of numerous beetles of the family Tenebrionidae, having a brown or black body, feeding on decaying vegetation, living plants, or stored grain, and inhabiting a variety of habitats, including deserts.
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- noun sluggish hard-bodied black terrestrial weevil whose larvae feed on e.g. decaying plant material or grain
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