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Meaning of HORNBUG

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Horn"bug`\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
A large nocturnal beetle of the genus {Lucanus} (as {L.
capreolus}, and {L. dama}), having long, curved upper jaws,
resembling a sickle. The grubs are found in the trunks of old
trees.

 

 

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