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Origin of May beetle
First recorded in 1710–20
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Examples from the Web for may beetle
The remainder belong to several more or less harmful families, of which the May-beetle family (Scarabid) amount to 10.17 per cent.Food Habits of the Thrushes of the United States|F. E. L. Beal
British Dictionary definitions for may beetle
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