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tumblebug

noun tum·ble·bug \ˈtəm-bəl-ˌbəg\

Definition of TUMBLEBUG

:  any of various scarab beetles (especially genera Scarabaeus, Canthon, Copris, or Phanaeus) that roll dung into small balls, bury them in the ground, and lay eggs in them
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First Known Use of TUMBLEBUG

1805

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