Allorhina nitida
Figeater Fig"eat`er, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A large beetle ({Allorhina nitida}) which in the Southern United States destroys figs. The elytra are velvety green with pale borders. (b) A bird. See {Figpecker}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Figeater — Fig eat er, n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large beetle ({Allorhina nitida}) which in the Southern United States destroys figs. The elytra are velvety green with pale borders. (b) A bird. See {Figpecker}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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