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Definition of chafer

Chafer
Chafer Chaf"er, n. 1. One who chafes. 2. A vessel for heating water; -- hence, a dish or pan. A chafer of water to cool the ends of the irons. --Baker.
Chafer
Chafer Chaf"er, n. [AS. ceafor; akin to D. kever, G k["e]fer.] (Zo["o]l.) A kind of beetle; the cockchafer. The name is also applied to other species; as, the rose chafer.
chafer
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 chafer from wikipedia

- Middle English betylle. Another Old English name for beetle is ċeafor, chafer, used in names such as ****chafer, from the Proto-Germanic *kebrô ("beetle";...
- The European chafer (Amphimallon majale cl****ified as Rhizotrogus majalis prior to Montreuil 2000) is a beetle of the family Scarabaeidae. Formerly found...
- Chafe may refer to: Chafé, village in Portugal Chafe, Nigeria, a Local Government Area in Zamfara State Chafe (crater), Martian crater named after Chafe...
- stated that Chafer was an evangelist who was also "an eminent theologian." Chafer was born in Rock Cr****, Ohio to Thomas and Lomira Chafer and was the...
- Most adult beetles are nocturnal, although the flower chafers (Cetoniinae) and many leaf chafers (Rutelinae) are active during the day. The grubs mostly...
- Cetonia aurata, called the rose chafer or the green rose chafer, is a beetle, 20 millimetres (3⁄4 in) long, that has a metallic structurally coloured...
- Pachnoda sinuata, the garden fruit chafer or brown-and-yellow fruit chafer, is a species of beetle found in Namibia and South Africa. Pachnoda sinuata...
- At least two beetles are known as the rose chafer: Cetonia aurata, in Europe Macrodactylus subspinosus, in North America...
- A chafing dish is a metal cooking or serving pan on a stand with an alcohol burner holding chafing fuel below it. It is used for cooking at table or as...
- Chafing can refer to: Chafing (nautical), damage to sails or other parts of a boat from rubbing Chafing (skin), skin irritation from rubbing or sweat...
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