green June beetle

noun

Definition of green June beetle

: a large metallic green and brown scarabaeid beetle (Cotinis nitida) of the eastern U.S. whose grubs are turf pests

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“Green June beetle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green%20June%20beetle. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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