from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of numerous large beetles of the family Lucanidae, the males of which have large, elaborately branched and toothed mandibles resembling the antlers of a stag.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A lamellicorn coleopterous insect of the genus Lucanus or restricted family Lucanidæ (which see), the males of which have branched mandibles resembling the antlers of a stag.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any of
numerouslarge beetles of the familyLucanidae; the maleshave elaborate mandibles resemblingthe antlersof a stag; especially the species Lucanus cervus, which is the largest beetle in the UK.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a kind of lamellicorn beetle; the male has branched mandibles resembling antlers
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