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  • n. Any carrion beetle of the family Silphidae

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A necrophagous beetle of the family Silphidæ; a sexton-or burying-beetle; a carrion-beetle; a grave-digger. See cuts under Silpha, burying-beetle, and sexton-beetle.
  • Of or pertaining to the family Silphidæ.


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