Aphodius

noun
Apho·​di·​us | \ əˈfōdēəs \

Definition of Aphodius

: a large genus of small somewhat elongated dung beetles commonly placed in the family Scarabaeidae — see pasture cockchafer

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History and Etymology for Aphodius

New Latin, from Greek aphodos excrement, from apo- + hodos way, road

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“Aphodius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aphodius. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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