dorbug
Dor Dor, n. [Cf. AS. dora drone, locust, D. tor beetle, L. taurus a kind of beetle. Cf. {Dormouse}.] (Zo["o]l.) A large European scaraboid beetle ({Geotrupes stercorarius}), which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also applied to allied American species, as the {June bug}. Called also {dorr}, {dorbeetle}, or {dorrbeetle}, {dorbug}, {dorrfly}, and {buzzard clock}. [1913 Webster]

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  • buzzard clock — Dor Dor, n. [Cf. AS. dora drone, locust, D. tor beetle, L. taurus a kind of beetle. Cf. {Dormouse}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large European scaraboid beetle ({Geotrupes stercorarius}), which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also applied to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dor — Dor, n. [Cf. AS. dora drone, locust, D. tor beetle, L. taurus a kind of beetle. Cf. {Dormouse}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large European scaraboid beetle ({Geotrupes stercorarius}), which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also applied to allied …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dorbeetle — Dor Dor, n. [Cf. AS. dora drone, locust, D. tor beetle, L. taurus a kind of beetle. Cf. {Dormouse}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large European scaraboid beetle ({Geotrupes stercorarius}), which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also applied to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dorr — Dor Dor, n. [Cf. AS. dora drone, locust, D. tor beetle, L. taurus a kind of beetle. Cf. {Dormouse}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large European scaraboid beetle ({Geotrupes stercorarius}), which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also applied to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dorrbeetle — Dor Dor, n. [Cf. AS. dora drone, locust, D. tor beetle, L. taurus a kind of beetle. Cf. {Dormouse}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large European scaraboid beetle ({Geotrupes stercorarius}), which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also applied to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dorrfly — Dor Dor, n. [Cf. AS. dora drone, locust, D. tor beetle, L. taurus a kind of beetle. Cf. {Dormouse}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large European scaraboid beetle ({Geotrupes stercorarius}), which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also applied to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Geotrupes stercorarius — Dor Dor, n. [Cf. AS. dora drone, locust, D. tor beetle, L. taurus a kind of beetle. Cf. {Dormouse}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large European scaraboid beetle ({Geotrupes stercorarius}), which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also applied to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • June bug — Dor Dor, n. [Cf. AS. dora drone, locust, D. tor beetle, L. taurus a kind of beetle. Cf. {Dormouse}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large European scaraboid beetle ({Geotrupes stercorarius}), which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also applied to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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