stag beetle


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stag beetle

n.
Any of numerous large beetles of the family Lucanidae, the males of which have large, elaborately branched and toothed mandibles resembling the antlers of a stag.

stag beetle

n
(Animals) any lamellicorn beetle of the family Lucanidae, the males of which have large branched mandibles

stag′ bee`tle


n.
any of numerous beetles of the family Lucanidae, some of the males of which have mandibles resembling the antlers of a stag.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stag beetle - a kind of lamellicorn beetlestag beetle - a kind of lamellicorn beetle; the male has branched mandibles resembling antlers
lamellicorn beetle - beetle having antennae with hard platelike terminal segments
family Lucanidae, Lucanidae - stag beetles
Translations

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