from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various beetles of the family Scarabaeidae that form balls of dung on which they feed and in which they lay their eggs.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of beetle of the family Scarabaeidae noted for rolling dung into spherical balls and pushing it.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of numerous beetles that roll balls of dung on which they feed and in which they lay eggs
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