European chafer


European chafer

noun

Definition of EUROPEAN CHAFER

:  an Old World beetle (Rhizotragus majalis syn. Amphimallon majalis) established in parts of eastern North America where its larva is a destructive pest on the roots of turf grasses

First Known Use of EUROPEAN CHAFER

1947

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