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Definition of Cockchafer

Cockchafer
Cockchafer Cock"chaf`er, n. [See Chafer the beetle.] (Zo["o]l.) A beetle of the genus Melolontha (esp. M. vulgaris) and allied genera; -- called also May bug, chafer, or dorbeetle.

Meaning of Cockchafer from wikipedia

- The ****chafer, colloquially called May bug or doodlebug, is a European beetle of the genus Melolontha, in the family Scarabaeidae. Once abundant throughout...
- ****chafer soup is a European dish made from the ****chafer insect. It was a delicacy in Germany and France until the mid-1900s. Its taste resembles crab...
- ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS ****chafer after the insect, the ****chafer: HMS ****chafer (1812) was a 5-gun schooner tender, previously...
- HMS ****chafer was a Royal Navy Insect-cl**** gunboat. She was built by Barclay Curle and launched on 17 December 1915 as the fifth Royal Navy ship to carry...
- the family Scarabaeidae. The European ****chafers belong to this genus. Linnaeus called the European ****chafer Scarabaeus melolontha. Étienne Louis Geoffroy...
- Doodlebug or doodle bug may refer to: ****chafer or doodlebug, a European beetle Woodlouse or doodlebug Armadillidiidae or doodlebug, a family of woodlice...
- The elytra of this ****chafer beetle are readily distinguished from the transparent hindwings....
- the summer chafer or European june beetle, is a beetle similar to the ****chafer but much smaller, approximately 20 millimetres (0.79 in) in length. They...
- prepared types of Italian breads include the maggiolino [maddʒoˈliːno] ("****chafer") and tartaruga [tartaˈruːɡa] ("turtle"). Michetta originated in Lombardy...
- and Tarantula were sent to the Persian Gulf in 1916. Glowworm, Cicala, ****chafer and Cricket were deplo**** to the east coast of England in 1916 and had...
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