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- n. The larva or grub of a large South American beetle, Calandra palmarum, found on the grugru palm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The larva or grub of a large South American beetle (Calandra palmarum), which lives in the pith of palm trees and sugar cane. It is eaten by the natives, and esteemed a delicacy.
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