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tumblebug

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noun tum·ble·bug \ˈtəm-bəl-ˌbəg\

Definition of tumblebug

  1. :  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



1805

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1805


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