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(Animals) any European dung beetle of the genus Geotrupes and related genera, esp G. stercorarius, having a droning flight
[Old English dora bumblebee; related to Middle Low German dorte drone1]
1. Also, dor•bee•tle (ˈdɔrˌbit l) a common European dung beetle, Geotrupes stercorarius.
2. any of several insects, as the June bug, that make a buzzing noise in flight.
[before 900; Middle English dor(r)e, Old English dora; compare Middle Low German dorte drone]