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June bug

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noun
Also called May beetle. any of several large, brown beetles of the genus Phyllophaga, of the scarab family, appearing in late spring and early summer.
Chiefly Northern and North Midland U.S. a firefly.
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Origin of June bug

First recorded in 1825–35
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British Dictionary definitions for June bug

June bug

June beetle


noun
any of various large brown North American scarabaeid beetles that are common in late spring and early summer, esp any of the genus PolyphyllaAlso called: May beetle, May bug
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