Phyllophaga

noun
Phyl·loph·a·ga | \ fə̇ˈläfəgə \

Definition of Phyllophaga 

: a large genus of beetles (family Scarabaeidae) including the common june beetles of the northern U.S.

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Other words from Phyllophaga

phyllophagan \-gən \ adjective

History and Etymology for Phyllophaga

New Latin, from phyll- + -phaga

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Phyllophaga

Share Phyllophaga

Statistics for Phyllophaga

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Phyllophaga

What made you want to look up Phyllophaga? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

characteristic trappings or dress

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!