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  Definition of May beetle
  1. any of various large usually brown North American leaf-eating beetles common in late spring; the larvae feed on roots of grasses etc.
  2. any of various large European beetles destructive to vegetation as both larvae and adult
Similar Words: June beetle, June bug, May bug, cockchafer, Melolontha melolontha

 

Hyponyms: green June beetle, figeater

 

Member Meronyms: Melolontha, genus Melolontha

 

 
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