devil's coach-horse

noun

a large black rove beetle, Ocypus olens, with large jaws and ferocious habits

Nearby words

  1. devil to pay, the,
  2. devil tree,
  3. devil's advocate,
  4. devil's bit,
  5. devil's club,
  6. devil's darning needle,
  7. devil's dung,
  8. devil's food cake,
  9. devil's grip,
  10. devil's island

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012