Lucanidae

plural noun
Lu·​can·​i·​dae

Definition of Lucanidae 

: a family of insects comprising the stag beetles

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History and Etymology for Lucanidae

New Latin, from Lucanus, type genus + -idae

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Lucania, Mount

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