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burying beetle

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burying beetle

noun

Definition of BURYING BEETLE

:  any of various beetles (family Silphidae and especially genus Nicrophorus) that bury and lay eggs on the carcasses of small animals which provide a food source for the developing larvae

First Known Use of BURYING BEETLE

1818

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