Dynastes

noun Dy·nas·tes \dīˈna(ˌ)stēz, də̇ˈ-\

Definition of Dynastes

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Dynastidae) of large chiefly tropical lamellicorn beetles having large mandibles and commonly greatly elongated pointed processes on the head and prothorax of the males — see rhinoceros beetle

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Origin and Etymology of dynastes

New Latin, from Latin, dynast


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