Elephant beetle


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Related to Elephant beetle: Elephant Stag Beetle
(Zool.) any very large beetle of the genus Goliathus (esp. G. giganteus), of the family Scarabæidæ. They inhabit West Africa.
- Mantell.

See also: Elephant

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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