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coleopter

noun
  1. aeronautics obsolete an aircraft that has an annular wing with the fuselage and engine on the centre line
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Historical Examples

  • The coffee borer is the larva of a coleopter (Xylotrechus quadripes) which injures and destroys the trees by boring into the wood.

    Birds and all Nature, Vol. V, No. 5, May 1899

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