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dor

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Pronunciation: /dɔː
 
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(also dor beetle)

Definition of dor in English:

noun

A large black dung beetle that makes a droning sound in flight and excavates burrows in which its young develop.

Origin

Old English (denoting a bee or buzzing fly), probably imitative.

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