churchyard beetle

noun

a blackish nocturnal ground beetle, Blaps mucronata, found in cellars and similar places

Nearby words

  1. churchward,
  2. churchwarden,
  3. churchwoman,
  4. churchy,
  5. churchyard,
  6. churidars,
  7. churinga,
  8. churl,
  9. churlish,
  10. churlishly

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