june-bug

June bug

noun
1.
Also called May beetle. any of several large, brown beetles of the genus Phyllophaga, of the scarab family, appearing in late spring and early summer.
3.
Chiefly Northern and North Midland U.S. a firefly.
Also, Junebug.


Origin:
1825–35

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June bug or June beetle
 
n
May beetle, Also called: May bug any of various large brown North American scarabaeid beetles that are common in late spring and early summer, esp any of the genus Polyphylla
 
June beetle or June beetle
 
n

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