dorr

[ dawr ]
/ dɔr /

noun


Nearby words

  1. dorothy,
  2. dorothy dixer,
  3. dorp,
  4. dorpat,
  5. dorper,
  6. dorr's rebellion,
  7. dors-,
  8. dorsad,
  9. dorsal,
  10. dorsal artery of clitoris

dor

1

or dorr

[ dawr ]
/ dɔr /

noun

Also dor·bee·tle [dawr-beet-l] /ˈdɔrˌbit l/. a common European dung beetle, Geotrupes stercorarius.
any of several insects, as the June bug, that make a buzzing noise in flight.

Origin of dor

1
before 900; Middle English dor(r)e, Old English dora; compare Middle Low German dorte drone

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British Dictionary definitions for dorrs

dor

/ (dɔː) /

noun

any European dung beetle of the genus Geotrupes and related genera, esp G. stercorarius, having a droning flight

Word Origin for dor

Old English dora bumblebee; related to Middle Low German dorte drone 1

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