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Definition of June beetle
June beetleJune June, n. [L. Junius: cf. F. Juin. So called either from
Junius, the name of a Roman gens, or from Juno, the goddess.]
The sixth month of the year, containing thirty days.
And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever,
come perfect days. -- Lowell.
June beetle, June bug (Zo["o]l.), any one of several
species of large brown beetles of the genus Lachnosterna
and related genera; -- so called because they begin to
fly, in the northern United States, about the first of
June. The larv[ae] of the June beetles live under ground,
and feed upon the roots of grasses and other plants.
Called also May bug or May beetle.
June grass (Bot.), a New England name for Kentucky blue
grass. See Blue glass, and Illustration in Appendix. June beetleMay May, n. [F. Mai, L. Maius; so named in honor of the
goddess Maia (Gr. ?), daughter of Atlas and mother of Mercury
1. The fifth month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
2. The early part or springtime of life.
His May of youth, and bloom of lustihood. --Shak.
3. (Bot.) The flowers of the hawthorn; -- so called from
their time of blossoming; also, the hawthorn.
The palm and may make country houses gay. --Nash.
Plumes that micked the may. --Tennyson.
4. The merrymaking of May Day. --Tennyson.
Italian may (Bot.), a shrubby species of Spir[ae]a (S.
hypericifolia) with many clusters of small white flowers
along the slender branches.
May apple (Bot.), the fruit of an American plant
(Podophyllum peltatum). Also, the plant itself
(popularly called mandrake), which has two lobed leaves,
and bears a single egg-shaped fruit at the forking. The
root and leaves, used in medicine, are powerfully drastic.
May beetle, May bug (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous
species of large lamellicorn beetles that appear in the
winged state in May. They belong to Melolontha, and
allied genera. Called also June beetle.
May Day, the first day of May; -- celebrated in the rustic
parts of England by the crowning of a May queen with a
garland, and by dancing about a May pole.
May dew, the morning dew of the first day of May, to which
magical properties were attributed.
May flower (Bot.), a plant that flowers in May; also, its
blossom. See Mayflower, in the vocabulary.
May fly (Zo["o]l.), any species of Ephemera, and allied
genera; -- so called because the mature flies of many
species appear in May. See Ephemeral fly, under
May game, any May-day sport.
May lady, the queen or lady of May, in old May games.
May lily (Bot.), the lily of the valley (Convallaria
May pole. See Maypole in the Vocabulary.
May queen, a girl or young woman crowned queen in the
sports of May Day.
May thorn, the hawthorn.
Meaning of June beetle from wikipedia
- June beetle
is the common
name for several scarab beetles
that appear around June
in temperate parts
America: In subfamily
- The ten-lined June beetle
(Polyphylla decemlineata), also known
as the watermelon beetle
, is a scarab beetle found
in the western United States
that form the order Coleoptera
(/koʊliːˈɒptərə/), in the superorder
Endopterygota. Their front
pair of wings
nitida, commonly known
as the green June beetle
bug or June beetle
, is a beetle
of the family
Scarabaeidae. It is found
in the eastern
as June bugs or June beetles Green June beetle
(Cotinis nitida), of the southeastern United States
Ten-lined June beetle
- mutabilis, also known
as the figeater beetle
(also green fruit beetle
or fig beetle
), is a member
of the scarab beetle
family. It belongs
to the subfamily...
- Casey's June beetle
caseyi, is a beetle
in the scarab family
(Scarabaeidae). It is listed
as an endangered species
- The Death Valley June beetle
(Polyphylla erratica) is a scarab beetle
in the subfamily
Melolonthinae. It is only known
in the drainage basin
- The Volkswagen Beetle
—officially the Volkswagen
Type 1, informally
der Käfer (meaning "beetle
"), in parts
of the English-speaking world
- punctata, the grapevine beetle
, spotted June beetle
pelidnota, is a species
in the family Scarabaeidae
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