Definition of June bug in English:

June bug

Syllabification: June bug
(also June beetle)

noun

A large brown scarab beetle that appears in late spring and early summer. Also called May beetle.
  • Genus Phyllophaga, family Scarabaeidae: several species, especially the northern June bug (P. fusca)
More example sentences
  • They range from the very short term, like the life cycle of a June bug, which lives only a few days, to the life cycle of a planet, which takes billions of years.
  • Research shows that bug zappers kill plenty of insects, such as June bugs and moths, but not many mosquitoes.
  • During a recent evening visit to a friend's house early this spring, I noticed some June bugs flying around the outside porch light.

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